theezan tea

noun thee·zan tea \ˈthēzən-\

Definition of theezan tea

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

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Origin and Etymology of theezan tea

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

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