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A grade of black tea consisting of the leaves around the buds.

[Amoy pe'h hô (literally, white down, probably in reference to the whitish hairs on the young leaves ) : pe'h, white (akin to Mandarin bái, from Middle Chinese pɦa⋮jk) + , fine hair, down (akin to Mandarin háo, long fine hair, from Middle Chinese xɦaw).]


(Plants) a high-quality tea made from the downy tips of the young buds of the tea plant
[C18: from Chinese (Amoy) peh ho, from peh white + ho down]


(ˈpi koʊ)

a black tea from Sri Lanka, India, and Java, made from leaves coarser than those used for orange pekoe.
[1705–15; < dial. Chinese (Xiamen) pek-ho, akin to Chinese báu white + hòu empress]
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Noun1.pekoe - a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java
black tea - fermented tea leaves
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The best are Lapsing Souchong, Assam Pekoe, rare Ankoe, Flowery Pekoe, Howqua's mixture, Scented Caper, Padral tea, black Congou, and green Twankey.
He warmed the teapot--almost too deftly--rejected the Orange Pekoe that the parlour-maid had provided, poured in five spoonfuls of a superior blend, filled up with really boiling water, and now called to the ladies to be quick or they would lose the aroma.
She also stumbled, with a large balance of success against her failures, through various philanthropic recommendations to Try our Mixture, Try our Family Black, Try our Orange-flavoured Pekoe, challenging competition at the head of Flowery Teas; and various cautions to the public against spurious establishments and adulterated articles.
Sought-after grades include whole-leaf Orange Pekoe (OP) and Broken Orange Pekoe (BOP).
Here, the daily chore of shopping becomes a hunt for anything that will "satisfy her radiant-orange/ appetite" and, as she walks around the store with her boots clicking on the tiles, she fills her cart with all that will fill her up: "orange pekoe, tangerines,/ a sack of yams, apricots rolling/ about, chunks of cheddar/ and colby, peaches, peppers/ the color of koi" (55).
Pekoe Most Poison includes recipes and tea time serving ideas as it adds to Laura Childs' Tea Shop Mystery series, telling of a tea shop owner who is invited to an unusual "rat tea".
David's all simple We're having afternoon tea (Ceylon Orange Pekoe leaves in an infuser because "teabags are banned in this house") at his West London home to discuss his cookbook, David Herbert's Best Home Cooking, which is a collection of recipes from his column in The Weekend Australian Magazine.
The WTCE 2016 is an ideal platform therefore to showcase famous specialty SL teas such as Black Tea, CTC Tea, Ceylon Super Pekoe black tea, Ceylon green tea, White tea, Ceylon Silver tip tea, Instant tea etc.
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Red Rose Original and Naturally Decaffeinated include orange pekoe and pekoe cut black tea, while English Breakfast is made from premium tea leaves from Ceylon and the Africa Rift Valley to ensure the robust flavor of the authentic British blend.
Para ciertos propositos puede ser mejor considerar los tes de China e India, o incluso los de Souchong y Pekoe, como mercancias diferentes y llevar un registro separado para cada una de ellas, mientras que para otros fines puede ser mejor agrupar mercancias tan disimiles como la carne de res y de cordero, o incluso como el te y el cafe, y llevar solamente una lista para representar la demanda de ambos combinados; pero en tal caso, por supuesto, se debe establecer alguna convencion respecto a cuantas onzas de te se consideran equivalentes a una libra de cafe.