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A tea made from dried leaves and twigs of various shrubs, especially in tropical countries.
- ‘The most popular beverages are coffee and various ‘bush teas,’ sweetened by generous amounts of sugar.’
- ‘Cake, on the face of it, seems a harmless, bite-sized ‘sin’ washed down with bush tea.’
- ‘Who would have credited a book written in leafy Edinburgh as boosting the sales of Botswanan bush tea worldwide?’
- ‘The books are droll and gentle, undulating hills rather than mountainous peaks, in which the highlight of the plot is a cup of bush tea and a large slab of cake.’
- ‘She also has a teapot, in which she's forever brewing up bush tea, and a best friend, Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, a mechanic who would like to marry her.’
- ‘On mornings he drinking bare unsweetened bush tea.’
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