from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dark Chinese tea that has been partially fermented before drying.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A partially fermented tea which combines the characteristics of green tea and black tea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fragrant variety of black tea having somewhat the flavor of green tea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of black tea with the flavor of green tea. Also written oulong.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Chinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried
Chinese (Mandarin) wūlóng(chá), black dragon (tea) : wū, dark, black + lóng, dragon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
1850s. From Chinese 烏龍 (wūlóng), from 烏 (wū, "black") + 龍 (lóng, "dragon") (Wiktionary)