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Oswego tea1

Syllabification: Os·we·go tea
Pronunciation: /äsˌwēɡō ˈtē/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Origin

mid 18th century: named after a river and town in the northern part of the state of New York.

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oswego tea2

Line breaks: os¦wego tea
Pronunciation: /ɒˈzwiːɡəʊ
 
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noun

Another term for sweet bergamot (see bergamot1 (sense 3)).

Origin

mid 18th century: named after a river and town in the northern part of the state of New York.

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