TABERNAEMONTANA

Tabernaemontana, genus Tabernaemontana

(noun) evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap

Source: WordNet® 3.1



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25 February 2024

SICKLEPOD

(noun) cosmopolitan tropical herb or subshrub with yellow flowers and slender curved pods; a weed; sometimes placed in genus Cassia


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Coffee Trivia

The Boston Tea Party helped popularize coffee in America. The hefty tea tax imposed on the colonies in 1773 resulted in America switching from tea to coffee. In the lead up to the Revolutionary War, it became patriotic to sip java instead of tea. The Civil War made the drink more pervasive. Coffee helped energize tired troops, and drinking it became an expression of freedom.

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