Mormon tea


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

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mormon tea was in 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Mormon tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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