from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Japanese tea ceremony, an ancient ritual for the preparation, serving, and drinking of tea.
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- n. A traditional Japanese tea ceremony in which matcha is prepared and presented.
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- n. an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea
Japanese : cha, tea (from Middle Chinese) + no, possessive particle + yu, hot water.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Japanese 茶の湯 (Wiktionary)