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  • n. A jelly-like dessert drink found in China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, made by boiling grass or leaves of the mint family with potassium carbonate, and then cooling the liquid to a jelly-like consistency.


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  • And they mean 'grass'. There's a picture on the package that leaves no doubt.

    April 18, 2009