West India tea
West India West` In"di*a, West Indian West` In"di*an Belonging or relating to the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

{West India tea} (Bot.), a shrubby plant ({Capraria biflora}) having oblanceolate toothed leaves which are sometimes used in the West Indies as a substitute for tea. [1913 Webster]


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