from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dark tea prepared from fresh tea leaves that have been fully fermented before being dried.

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  • noun Tea leaves which have been "fermented" (actually, oxidized) before drying to enhance their flavour.
  • noun UK A cup of tea served without milk.

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

  • noun fermented tea leaves


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