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Tea made from leaves that are not oxidized before being dried.
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(Cookery) a sharp tea made from tea leaves that have been steamed and dried quickly without fermenting
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tea that is steamed to prevent fermentation and then rolled and dried.
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|Noun||1.||green tea - tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting|
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"
hyson - a Chinese green tea with twisted leaves
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