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- n. A beverage (a tisane) made by steeping herbs (sometimes also includes other plants, such as spices), other than tea leaves, in hot water. Technically not a tea because it does not contain tea leaves.
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- n. tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
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Felled by a cold two days after her early morning visit to the beach, she had been living on chicken soup and herb tea for three days thereafter.