- another name for maté
from Spanish yerba maté herb maté
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Examples from the Web for yerba
The yerba buena and the southern wood came all right,—they smelt like you.Flip: A California Romance
He gives an elaborate account of the history and uses of yerba mat.
The oldest and most celebrated of the forest products is yerba mat.
Villa Rica seems to have been the most prolific centre of the yerba.The Argentine Republic
At the tambos, or wayside inns, you pay only for yerba (fodder).The Andes and the Amazon