theezan tea

thee·​zan tea | \ ˈthēzᵊn- \

Definition of theezan tea

: a Chinese shrub (Sageretia theezans) with edible fruit and leaves that are often used in place of tea

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History and Etymology for theezan tea

from New Latin theezans (specific epithet of Sageretia theezans), probably from New Latin Thea

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“Theezan tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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