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Appalachian tea

noun
1.
the leaves of any of certain plants of the genus Ilex of the eastern U.S., as the shrub I. glabra, sometimes used as a tea.
2.
a plant yielding such leaves.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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