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fever tree

n.
Any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or sometimes thought to cause fever, especially Pinckneya bracteata of the southeast United States, Acacia xanthophloea of southern Africa, certain species of eucalyptus, or cinchona.

fever tree

n
1. (Plants) any of several trees that produce a febrifuge or tonic, esp Pinckneya pubens, a rubiaceous tree of SE North America
2. (Plants) a tall leguminous swamp tree, Acacia xanthophloea, of southern Africa, with fragrant yellow flowers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fever tree - any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.fever tree - ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever
genus Pinckneya, Pinckneya - small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
3.fever tree - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oilfever tree - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
4.fever tree - African tree supposed to mark healthful regionsfever tree - African tree supposed to mark healthful regions
genus Acacia - large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
acacia - any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
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To drink, diners can choose from a hand-selected pick of Italian wines, whle those who are tackling Dry January can sip on lightly spiced alcohol-free spirit Seedlip with Fever Tree tonic or try a refreshing No.
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Prep Time: 25-30 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes to 1 hour Serves: 12 Ingredients 250g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra to grease 250g caster sugar 5 medium eggs, beaten 250g self-raising flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 lemon, zest only, finely grated 75ml Eden Mill Love Gin (other gins can be substituted) For the syrup and topping: 50g caster sugar, plus extra to sprinkle on top 50ml Fever Tree tonic water 2 tbsp gin 2 limes, zest only 100g icing sugar, sifted Method 1 Preheat the oven to 180C and grease and line the base and sides of a 12in loaf tin with baking parchment.
Martin Miller's Gin (PS21, 70cl, Sainsbury's) and Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic (currently PS1.
Martin Miller's Gin (currently PS21, 70cl, Sainsbury's) and Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic (currently PS1.
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He swears by Fever Tree and talks us through the different flavours in his own gin, bringing out the botanicals that are used to make the gin and having us smell them before drinking.
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To finish the drink, we top it with Fever Tree Mediterranean tonic water, which has a softer bitterness than traditional tonics, and a lemon swath for a touch of brightness.
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