theezan tea


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

Word History


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

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“Theezan tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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