sassafras tea


noun

a tea made from the aromatic dried bark of the root of the sassafras tree, often used medicinally as a stimulant, diaphoretic, and diuretic.

Nearby words

  1. sasquatch,
  2. sass,
  3. sassaby,
  4. sassafras,
  5. sassafras oil,
  6. sassanian,
  7. sassanid,
  8. sassanide,
  9. sassari,
  10. sassenach

Origin of sassafras tea

First recorded in 1775–85

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