Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A grade of black tea consisting of the end buds of the shoot or their surrounding two full leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An expensive grade of black tea from India and Sri Lanka

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of black tea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A black tea from China, of which there is also a scented variety.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java

Etymologies

From the orange color of its infusion.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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