yerba maté

noun
yer·​ba ma·​té | \ ˌyer-bə-ˈmä-ˌtā How to pronounce yerba maté (audio) , ˌyər- \

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Recent Examples on the Web It’s packed with antioxidants and roughly the same amount of caffeine as yerba mate. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, "The Low-Key Caffeinated Iced Tea I’m Drinking to Hold on to Summer," 20 Sep. 2019 Others, like the yerba mate emoji, garnered support for their value as cultural landmarks. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, "The new batch of food emojis has arrived," 4 Nov. 2019 South America meets Southeast Asia in this blend of high-octane yerba mate tea and lemongrass tea. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Tea-quila Quencher Iced Tea," 21 Aug. 2019 Enjoy a break with yerba mate, a traditional tea sipped from a gourd through a metal straw with a strainer at one end. National Geographic, "Take the perfect road trip at the bottom of the world," 5 July 2019 My favorite drink there is a pisco Breezy with yerba mate and soda. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Rising Chicago chef on the city's best spots and bringing spring to Presidio," 7 June 2017 Indulge in items like empanadas, ceviche, salmon, duck breast, chocolate mousse cake and a spiced cake with yerba mate ice cream. $55/person, 5-11 p.m. 4767 N. Lincoln Ave. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "55 Valentine's Day specials to impress your date," 6 Feb. 2018 Other flavors, like the yerba mate and white tea, are more tea-forward. Danielle Walsh, Bon Appetit, "Is This Sparkling Tea the New La Croix?," 13 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of yerba maté

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yerba maté

American Spanish yerba mate, from yerba herb + mate maté

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“Yerba maté.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yerba%20mat%C3%A9. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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yerba maté

noun
yer·​ba ma·​té | \ ˌyer-bə-ˈmä-ˌtā, ˌyər- \

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