puer

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puer

(pjʊə)
n
(Professions) tanning an alkaline substance derived from the dung of dogs, formerly used to steep hides
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He tasted the Pu-er tea, an aged and fermented tea from China.
And while the subtlety of pu-er tea may be worthwhile in its own right, drinking tea is, like conferences, or special issues of magazines, an occasion to converse, imagine community, and explore the continually shifting nature of our world today.
Along the wall, fat canisters of tea displayed the profusion of regional vintages, from Pu-er to Long-jing, from Mu-dan to Iron Buddha, teas in a rainbow of colors, smells and tastes, with prices from $5 to well over $1,000 for a bit more than a pound of tea leaves.