Labrador tea

noun

Definition of Labrador tea 

: a low-growing ericaceous evergreen shrub (Ledum groenlandicum) chiefly of northern North America with white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and leaves sometimes used in making tea also : a related shrub (L. glandulosum) of western North America

First Known Use of Labrador tea

1767, in the meaning defined above

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