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Bushman’s tea, noun phrase

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South African DutchShow more Translation of South African Dutch Bosjesmansthee, see Bosjesmansthee.
Any of several aromatic shrubs whose leaves are used to make medicinal teas, especially Catha edulis of the Celastraceae and Stachys linearis of the Lamiaceae; Bosjesmansthee; Hottentot tea, Hottentot’s tea, see Hottentot noun sense 6 a.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 100Bushman’s tea, Catha edulis, Forsk. The leaves of this plant when chewed to excess are intoxicating.
1982 Fox & Norwood Young Food from Veld 149Catha edulis..(Methyscophyllum glaucum). Common names: English — Abyssinian tea, African tea,..Bushmen’s tea, wild tea.
Any of several aromatic shrubs whose leaves are used to make medicinal teas, especially Catha edulis of the Celastraceae and Stachys linearis of the Lamiaceae; Bosjesmansthee; Hottentot tea, Hottentot’s tea, see Hottentotnoun6 a.

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