noun fa·ham \ˈfäˌhäm\

Definition of faham



  1. 1 :  the leaves of an orchid (Angrecum fragrans) of Réunion and Mauritius used in France as a substitute for Chinese tea

  2. 2 :  the plant that produces faham leaves

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Origin and Etymology of faham

French, from a native name in the Mascarene islands

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