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black tea

n.
A dark tea prepared from fresh tea leaves that have been oxidized before being dried.

black′ tea′


n.
tea allowed to wither and ferment before being heated and dried.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black tea - fermented tea leavesblack tea - fermented tea leaves      
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"
congou, congou tea, English breakfast tea, congo - black tea grown in China
Darjeeling - a fine variety of black tea grown in northern India
orange pekoe, pekoe - a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java
soochong, souchong - a fine quality of black tea native to China
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Hepzibah, at all events, was indebted to its subtile operation both in body and spirit; so much the more, as it inspired her with energy to get some breakfast, at which, still the better to keep up her courage, she allowed herself an extra spoonful in her infusion of black tea.
KARACHI -- Tea packers and loose tea traders have increased the prices by Rs20-100 per kg following a rise in black tea prices in the international market coupled with devaluation of the country's currency.
During the launch phase, the FUZE TEA range includes the well-known tastes of Black Tea Lemon, Black Tea Peach, Black Tea Forest Berries, Green Tea Citrus and Green Tea Strawberry and Raspberry.
UKPRwire, Tue Jan 09 2018] It does not really matter if we are talking about black tea in general or about a specific kind such as assam tea.
The Black Tea Festival in Owariasahi has become one of the most significant events of the city since 2012, and the 6th festival, held on 22 October 2017, was enjoyed by over 2000 visitors.
UCLA researchers have demonstrated that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut.
The study found that fewer than one in six people aged 16 to 34 drink five or more cups of standard black tea a day, helping to contribute to a five per cent overall decline in tea sales this year.
I was bewildered at first, but after a few days, I developed a liking for black tea," Yang, 31, said.
The flavour of standard black tea was also found to be 'unappealing' to younger people, especially compared to speciality teas which are often thought of as a treat, The telegraph reported.
He said coffee and black tea has a bad taste but the sweet aroma of cardamom in Kashmiri tea lasts for hours.
For a study published in the Journal of Human Hypertension, researchers pitted hibiscus tea against one of my other favorite beverages, black tea, to see which would benefit a group of type-2 diabetics with mildly high blood pressure the most.
This one's from a study in mice but it's interesting nonetheless: black tea may promote weight loss by changing the bacteria in your gut.