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yerba mate

[ yair-buh-mah-tey, mat-ey, yur-buh ]
/ ˈyɛər bə ˈmɑ teɪ, ˈmæt eɪ, ˈyɜr bə /
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noun
a variant form of mate3.
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Origin of yerba mate

First recorded in 1835–40; from South American Spanish: yerba “herb” + mate3
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