from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A grade of Chinese black tea, obtained from the fifth and largest leaf gathered from a shoot tip of a tea plant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Black tea, of higher grade (finer leaf and less dusty) than the present bohea. Also called English breakfast tea. See tea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A grade of black tea produced in China, being the third picking during the season.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. black tea grown in China
Chinese (Amoy) kong hu (te), elaborately prepared (tea), corresponding to Chinese (Mandarin) gōngfu (chá), from gōngfu, worksmanship; see kung fu.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)