Bissy (Cola acuminata), also known as kola nut, is a native of West Africa that was first brought to Jamaica in 1680 by a slave ship from Guinea. It has been a popular drink among Jamaicans ever since, and is also widely regarded for its medicinal properties.
A cola nut that it is used as a poison antidote or as medicine.
Patois: Yuh waah sum a di bissy tea?
English: Do you want some of the bissy tea?
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