from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
- noun Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.
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- noun A perennial herb native to North America, Satureja douglasii, having white or purple flowers and a mint-like fragrance.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Maté is a tea made from yerba buena, a mintlike herb believed, among other things, to boost the immune system, soothe digestion and calm nerves.
The Yerba Buena Mojito — not too sweet — is made with mint leaves steeped in yerba buena, squeezed through a strainer into the rum over ice cubes.