tea leaf

Definitions of tea leaf
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n dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea

Synonyms:
tea
Types:
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tea bag
a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
black tea
fermented tea leaves
green tea
tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting
oolong
Chinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried
English breakfast tea, congo, congou, congou tea
black tea grown in China
Darjeeling
a fine variety of black tea grown in northern India
orange pekoe, pekoe
a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java
soochong, souchong
a fine quality of black tea native to China
hyson
a Chinese green tea with twisted leaves
Type of:
herb
aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities

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