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A dark Chinese tea that has been partially oxidized before drying.
[Chinese (Mandarin) wūlóng(chá), black dragon (tea) (or a kindred source in another variety of Chinese ) : wū, crow, black (in reference to the color of the crow) (from Middle Chinese ʔuə̆) + lóng, dragon; see longan.]
a kind of dark tea, grown in China, that is partly fermented before being dried
[C19: from Chinese wu lung, from wu black + lung dragon]
a brown or amber tea grown in China and Taiwan and partially fermented before being dried.
[1850–55; < Chinese wúlóng literally, black dragon, or < a cognate dial. form]