rooibos tea

/ (ˈrɔɪbɒs) /

noun

Southern African tea prepared from any of several species of Borbonia or Aspalanthus, believed to have tonic properties

Nearby words

  1. roofline,
  2. roofscape,
  3. rooftop,
  4. rooftree,
  5. rooibos,
  6. rooikat,
  7. rooinek,
  8. rook,
  9. rookery,
  10. rookie

Word Origin for rooibos tea

from Afrikaans rooi red + bos bush

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