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pear-leaf tea

[cf. PEAR n.] n. a hot drink made from an infusion of the leaves of the avocado tree, drunk at breakfast by older Bahamians: 1976 Gather the leaves...from the alligator tree... to make the pear-leaf tea (Eneas 13).

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-10 05:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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