South-Sea tea
Yaupon Yau"pon, n. (Bot.) A shrub ({Ilex Cassine}) of the Holly family, native from Virginia to Florida. The smooth elliptical leaves are used as a substitute for tea, and were formerly used in preparing the {black drink} of the Indians of North Carolina. Called also {South-Sea tea}. [Written also {yapon}, {youpon}, and {yupon}.] [1913 Webster]

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