Definition of Paraguay tea

1. Noun. South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea.

Exact synonyms: Ilex Paraguariensis, Mate
Generic synonyms: Holly



Definition of Paraguay tea

1. Noun. maté ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Paraguay tea

1. See Mate, the leaf of the Brazilian holly. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paraguay Tea

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paraguay tea (current term)
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Literary usage of Paraguay tea

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1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1880)
"Proportion extracted by water varies.—How tea is coloured or dyed green in China.—Lie tea. —Mate or paraguay tea; its ancient use in South America. ..."

2. The History of Paraguay: With Notes of Personal Observations, and by Charles Ames Washburn (1871)
"Experiments with paraguay tea. — Destruction of the Colony, and Seizure and Detention of Bonpland by Dr. Francia. — Ineffectual Attempts to obtain his ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1884)
"... in the urine may be useful as a means of diagnosing cases of doubtful glycosuria. (Archiv f. cxp. Path, u. Pharm. xvii. p. 273.) Mate or paraguay tea. ..."

4. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1833)
"On the Mate or paraguay tea. By MJJ Virey. This plant, which is a species of holly ... paraguay tea ..."

5. Tropical Agriculture: A Treatise on the Culture, Preparation, Commerce and by Peter Lund Simmonds (1889)
"The portion relating to mate or paraguay tea was also published as a separate treatise, with illustrations, during the Paris Exhibition, 1867, by Bouchard- ..."

6. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"... growing openly rather than iu paraguay tea. compact masses. Amongst the species which range also into Eastern Paraguay is the valuable quebracho ..."

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