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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A former genus of plants, now included as a section under Camellia, and comprising the species yielding tea. See cuts under tea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Bot.) A genus of plants found in China and Japan; the tea plant.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) the Titaness who was mother of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology

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