Earl Grey

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Earl Grey

 (ûrl′ grā′)
n.
Tea, usually black tea, flavored with bergamot oil.

[After Charles Grey, Second Earl Grey, who is said to have received such tea as a gift from a Chinese mandarin.]
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Earl Grey

n
(Cookery) a variety of China tea flavoured with oil of bergamot
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