Mexican tea
Mexican Mex"i*can, prop. a. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Mexico. [1913 Webster]

{Mexican poppy} prop. n. (Bot.), a tropical American herb of the Poppy family ({Argemone Mexicana}) with much the look of a thistle, but having large yellow or white blossoms.

{Mexican tea} prop. n. (Bot.), an aromatic kind of pigweed from tropical America ({Chenopodium ambrosioides}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Mexican tea — n a rank scented tropical American pigweed of the genus Chenopodium (C. ambrosioides) that is the source of chenopodium oil …   Medical dictionary

  • Mexican tea — noun 1. rank smelling tropical American pigweed • Syn: ↑American wormseed, ↑Spanish tea, ↑wormseed, ↑Chenopodium ambrosioides • Hypernyms: ↑goosefoot 2. Eurasian aromatic oak leaved goosefoot with many yellow green flowers; naturalized North… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mexican-tea — vaistinė balanda statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Chenopodium ambrosioides), paplitęs atogrąžose. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti, iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mexican-tea — vaistinė kirmžolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Dysphania ambrosioides), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus, naudojamas maisto papildams. atitikmenys: lot. Dysphania… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mexican-tea — trišakė efedra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Efedrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Ephedra trifurca), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ephedra trifurca angl. long leaf jointfir; Mexican tea šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mexican tea — a goosefoot, Chenopodium ambrosioides, having strong smelling leaves sometimes used medicinally or as flavoring. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mexican tea — /mɛksɪkən ˈti/ (say meksikuhn tee) noun an erect herbaceous weed, Chenopodium ambrosioides, widespread in temperate regions …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mexican tea culture — Agua de Jamaica, a popular iced tea beverage in Mexico. Mexican tea culture is known for its traditional herbal teas which are reputed to have medicinal properties. In recent decades, imported tea beverages have also become popular in Mexico.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mexican — Mex i*can, prop. a. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. n. A native or inhabitant of Mexico. [1913 Webster] {Mexican poppy} prop. n. (Bot.), a tropical American herb of the Poppy family ({Argemone Mexicana}) with much the look of a thistle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mexican poppy — Mexican Mex i*can, prop. a. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. n. A native or inhabitant of Mexico. [1913 Webster] {Mexican poppy} prop. n. (Bot.), a tropical American herb of the Poppy family ({Argemone Mexicana}) with much the look of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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