: 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

Word History


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

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“Sageretia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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