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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Drinking black tea regularly can significantly reduce your risk of skin cancer.
PESHAWAR -- KP Food Authority's night squad and investigation wing on Tuesday in a joint venture conducted two different operations where more than 2000 kilograms of adulterated black tea, 5000 litres of powdered mixed milk and 300 kilograms of yogurt discarded while two accused were arrested.
But there was hardly any difference in black tea brewed in either tap water or bottled water.
Owariasahi City in Aichi Prefecture, near Nagoya, Japan, hosted the 7th Black Tea Festival on 21 October.
Dietitian Dr Carrie Ruxton (pictured) explains that high levels of natural polyphenol compounds, plus some fluoride and caffeine, give black tea many health benefits.
This issue's Nutrition Hotline addresses whether drinking black tea every day can interfere with iron absorption.
Currently, black tea consumption in Pakistan has been estimated at 1,72,911 tonnes which is expected to increase to 2,50,755 tonnes in 2027, the FAO report projects.
SIZE CALORIES BOTTLED ICED TEAS, UNSWEETENED (FL.0Z) Honest T Just Black Tea or Just Green Tea 16 0 Pure Leaf Black Tea 18.5 0 Joe's Tea Black Tea 20 0 Granny Squibb's Sally's Lemon Organic Tea 8 0 Third Street BlackTea or Green Tea 8 0 Pure Leaf Green Tea 18.5 0 Honest T Lemon Tea 16.9 0 Teas' Tea Green White Tea 16.9 0 Just Plain Tea!
The global black tea production so far this calendar has increased by 13.25 per cent over the same period of 2017.
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.