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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“Sageretia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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