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- n. Alternative form of yaupon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as yaupon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An evergreen shrub or small tree of the holly kind, Ilex vomitoria, better known as I. Cassine, found from Virginia around the coast to Texas, thence to Arkansas.
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The cassine, or yapon, is a shrub which never grows higher than 15 feet; its bark is very smooth, and the wood flexible.
Boil a large handful of the yapon in a quart of water for fifteen minutes, then remove it to your teapot, and drink it with sugar and cream.
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