Mormon tea

noun

Definition of Mormon tea

: any of various ephedras of the arid southwestern U.S. having jointed stems used especially formerly to make a tea

First Known Use of Mormon tea

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Mormon tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mormon%20tea. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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