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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A species of holly native to southern South America; Also: The dried leaves and twigs of this plant

Usage examples (8)
  • Evadne purchased the yerba maté and made it herself.
  • The feet of Mistherd flew over yerba and outpaced windblown driftweed.
  • The chilies play off against the mild licorice taste of the yerba santa.
  • And I cook for him and go to the garden to pick yerba buena for his tea. for more
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