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oo·long

(o͞o′lông′, -lŏng′)
n.
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 ) : , crow, black (in reference to the color of the crow) (from Middle Chinese ʔuə̆) + lóng, dragon; see longan.]
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oolong

(ˈuːˌlɒŋ)
n
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]
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oo•long

(ˈuˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ)

n.
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]
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Noun1.oolong - Chinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried
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"
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