Labrador tea

Labrador tea

noun
a North American bog shrub, Ledum groenlandicum, of the heath family, having evergreen leaves and rounded clusters of white flowers.

Origin:
1760–70, Americanism

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Labrador tea
 
n
1.  either of two arctic evergreen ericaceous shrubs, Ledum groenlandicum or L. palustre var. decumbens
2.  (in Canada) an infusion brewed from the leaves of either of these plants

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