Mormon tea
noun Date: 1910 any of various ephedras of the arid southwestern United States having jointed stems used especially formerly to make a tea

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  • Mormon-tea — briaunotoji efedra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Efedrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Ephedra torreyana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ephedra torreyana angl. Brigham tea; Mormon tea; Torrey ephedra; Torrey joint fir… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mormon-tea — nevadinė efedra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Efedrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Ephedra nevadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ephedra nevadensis angl. gray ephedra; Mormon tea; Nevada ephedra šaltinis …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mormon tea — noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: so called from its use in the treatment of gonorrhea, with allusion to the former Mormon practice of polygamy 1. : a plant of the genus Ephedra 2. : a drink made from a plant of the genus Ephedra …   Useful english dictionary

  • mormon — 1. (mormon) (3614↑, 1473↓) 97% of the people in Utah. .003% of the people anywhere else. These really really nice, clean living people who believe some pretty weird stuff. Well I usually try to be good, but I m no Mormon Author: Bex http://mormon …   Urban English dictionary

  • Mormon — Mormonism, n. /mawr meuhn/, n. 1. the popular name given to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. 2. See under Book of Mormon. * * * Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints or of a sect closely related to… …   Universalium

  • brigham tea — ˈbrigəm noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Brigham Young; from its use in the treatment of gonorrhea, alluding to Mormon polygamy : mormon tea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brigham-tea — briaunotoji efedra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Efedrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Ephedra torreyana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ephedra torreyana angl. Brigham tea; Mormon tea; Torrey ephedra; Torrey joint fir… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Jack Mormon — The term Jack Mormon is a slang term that originated in the nineteenth century. It was originally used to describe somebody who was not a baptized member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints (or LDS Church), but who was friendly to… …   Wikipedia

  • Ephedra (genus) — This article is about the genus Ephedra. For the use of the plant in medicine, see Ephedra. Ephedra Ephedra fragilis in Mallorca …   Wikipedia

  • Ephedra — This article is about the use of species of Ephedra in medicine. For botanical information, see Ephedra (genus). For the prescription medication ephedrine, see ephedrine. Bottle of Ephedrine, an alkaloid found in Ephedra Ephedra refers to the… …   Wikipedia

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