Definition of Crystal tea
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution.
Group relationships: Genus Ledum, Ledum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crystal Tea
Literary usage of Crystal tea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forget Not Mee & My Garden...": Selected Letters, 1725-1768, of Peter by Peter Collinson (2002)
"I have now the Ledum Palustre [crystal tea] very finely in Flower, & that is a Rare Bogg Plant. If you desire It I w1ll give you my Methode. ..."
2. The Musical World (1867)
"... Price 4s. fn the Tress, O crystal tea US," SONG. The Word* by W. GUERNSEY. The Music by PS COCKBURN. ..."
3. The Destiny of the Soul: A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life by William Rounseville Alger, Ezra Abbot (1880)
"... was his consciousness of indestructible life, that he saw quite through the crumbling husks of time and sense to the crystal tea of spirit and thought. ..."