- n. South Africa A bush (Aspalanthus linearis) from which rooibos tea is made.
- n. South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers; leaves are aromatic when dried and used to make an herbal tea
“One of the things about rooibos is that its flavor is naturally a bit sharp, so blends have to take that into account.”
“The implication of this settlement is that the word rooibos may now be freely used in any product by any distributor whilst the brand name of a product e.g." Annique Rooibos "will still be protected by intellectual property laws.”
“The word rooibos is as South African as the words biltong, braaivleis and rugby," according to John Mann, a representative of rooibos farmers in Wuppertal.”
“The company insists that the export of the tea and its by-products under the name rooibos was in direct conflict with its trademark.”
“The word rooibos had been registered as a trademark in the”
“But I forgot: you can flavour those too, and I can, without hesitation, highly recommend the peach rooibos, which is a delightful concoction, and a coconut white tea, which provides a similar effect to a nice mild orgasm.”
“So, bit by bit, the tea in the house had dwindled down to the desperate situation I was in yesterday morning: I had some African rooibos, another kind of rooibos that my wife owned and, because my sister was out of town, I could have a pot of her expensive white tea, mostly because she wasn't there to stop me.”
“Limited, Watkins-Burke and Forever Young had signed an agreement that the word "rooibos" had become too generic of nature to be able to be registered as a trademark.”
“United States importer over its use of the name "rooibos" to market”
“An American firm, Burke International, says it acquired a trademark giving it exclusive rights to use the word "rooibos" and to import the increasingly popular tea into the U.S.”
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