Definition of Mountain tea

1. Noun. Creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Tea

mountain reindeer
mountain rice
mountain rimu
mountain ringlet
mountain ringlets
mountain rose
mountain sandwort
mountain sheep
mountain sickness
mountain skink
mountain spinach
mountain spleenwort
mountain starwort
mountain sumac
mountain swamp gum
mountain tea (current term)
mountain tent
mountain tick fever
mountain top
mountain trail
mountain unit
mountain units
mountain viscacha
mountain watercress
mountain zebra
mountainboard
mountainboarded
mountainboarder
mountainboarders
mountainboarding

Literary usage of Mountain tea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1879)
"The toste of its decoction is doubtless due to the tannin and volatile oil present. 3. " mountain tea," or, as it is locally known, " Blue mountain tea? ..."

2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Partridge Berry, mountain tea, Spring Winter Green, Smith s History qf bmn ... for which reason, it is likewise known by the name of mountain tea. ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1901)
"There was nothing green certainly, save a single scrub-brush of mountain-tea. " I suppose I *ve got to go," he added ; " the kid don't ask for much, ..."

4. Arbustrum Americanum: The American Grove, Or, An Alphabetical Catalogue of by Humphry Marshall (1785)
"There is but one Species of this Genus, viz. GAULTHERIA procumbens. Canadian Gaul- theria, or mountain tea. ..."

5. Health at home, ; or, Hall's family doctor by William Whitty Hall (1876)
"For example, ver}' few might know what " mountain tea " was, pro claimed to be a certain cure for cancer, yet under the name of " tea-berry," or of ..."

6. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1879)
"The toste of its decoction is doubtless due to the tannin and volatile oil present. 3. " mountain tea," or, as it is locally known, " Blue mountain tea? ..."

7. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Partridge Berry, mountain tea, Spring Winter Green, Smith s History qf bmn ... for which reason, it is likewise known by the name of mountain tea. ..."

8. The English Illustrated Magazine (1901)
"There was nothing green certainly, save a single scrub-brush of mountain-tea. " I suppose I *ve got to go," he added ; " the kid don't ask for much, ..."

9. Arbustrum Americanum: The American Grove, Or, An Alphabetical Catalogue of by Humphry Marshall (1785)
"There is but one Species of this Genus, viz. GAULTHERIA procumbens. Canadian Gaul- theria, or mountain tea. ..."

10. Health at home, ; or, Hall's family doctor by William Whitty Hall (1876)
"For example, ver}' few might know what " mountain tea " was, pro claimed to be a certain cure for cancer, yet under the name of " tea-berry," or of ..."

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