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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Maté (2 syl.).
 
Paraguay tea is so called from maté, the vessel in which the herb is in Paraguay infused. These vessels are generally hollow gourds, and the herb is called yerba de maté.   1
 


 Mate.Mate’rialism. 

 
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