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Related to tea leaf: Tea leaves
1. (Plants) the dried leaf of the tea shrub, used to make tea
2. (usually plural) shredded parts of these leaves, esp after infusion
3. slang Brit and Austral a thief
[sense 3 rhyming slang]
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|Noun||1.||tea leaf - 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"|
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
tea bag - a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
tea - a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink"
black tea - fermented tea leaves
green tea - tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting
oolong - Chinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried
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