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green tea

n.
Tea made from leaves that are not fermented before being dried.

green tea

n
(Cookery) a sharp tea made from tea leaves that have been steamed and dried quickly without fermenting

green′ tea′


n.
tea that is steamed to prevent fermentation and then rolled and dried.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.green tea - tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermentinggreen tea - tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting
tea leaf, tea - dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"; "they threw the tea into Boston harbor"
hyson - a Chinese green tea with twisted leaves
Translations
teevihreä
thé vert
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