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 for Ledum palustre
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Labrador \Lab`ra*dor"\, n.
     A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of
     Newfoundland.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Labrador duck (Zool.), a sea duck ({Camtolaimus
        Labradorius) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly
        common on the coast of New England, but is now supposed to
        be extinct, no specimens having been reported since 1878.
        
  
     Labrador feldspar. See Labradorite.
  
     Labrador tea (Bot.), a name of two low, evergreen shrubs of
        Ledum+({Ledum+palustre">the genus Ledum ({Ledum palustre and Ledum
        latifolium), found in Northern Europe and America. They
        are used as tea in British America, and in Scandinavia as
        a substitute for hops.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Ledum palustre
      n 1: bog shrub of northern and central Europe and eastern
           Siberia to Korea and Japan [syn: wild rosemary, marsh
           tea, Ledum palustre]

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