Sag·e·re·tia | \ˌsajəˈrēsh(ē)ə, -ētēə\

Definition of Sageretia 

: a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs (family Rhamnaceae) having opposite branches, sometimes edible fruit, and opposite leaves that in a Chinese member (S. theezans) are used locally as a substitute for tea

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History and Etymology for Sageretia

New Latin, from Augustin Sageret †1852 French agronomist + New Latin -ia

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