African tea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n African tea the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
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Usage

In literature:

Powdered cayenne, (African,) 1 tea-spoonful.
"The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
Two days before the meeting of the Conference, Hamilton Holt and I had tea with General Smuts, the distinguished South African delegate.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
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In news:

A bright, floral concoction of tea-infused gin, South African youngberry juice, and Champagne topped by hibiscus petals.
A battery of rhythms — pop, reggae and African — lead a safari into a physical and spiritual desert, to "Tea in the Sahara".
She recently launched her product line, African Moringa™, offering African Moringa powder (loose and in tea bags) and African Moringa oil.
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