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Tea

Meanings and phrases

tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
  2. a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; afternoon tea; teatime
  3. a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; Camellia sinensis
  4. a reception or party at which tea is served
  5. dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; tea leaf

African tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; kat; khat; qat; quat; cat; Arabian tea

Arabian tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; kat; khat; qat; quat; cat; African tea

Blue Mountain tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. goldenrod of eastern America having aromatic leaves from which a medicinal tea is made; sweet goldenrod; Solidago odora

Boston Tea Party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

Duke of Argyll 's tea tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet-purple flowers followed by orange-red berries; southeastern Europe to China; common matrimony vine; Lycium barbarum; Lycium halimifolium

English breakfast tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. black tea grown in China; congou; congo; congou tea

Labrador tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution; crystal tea; Ledum groenlandicum

Mexican tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rank-smelling tropical American pigweed; American wormseed; Spanish tea; wormseed; Chenopodium ambrosioides
  2. Eurasian aromatic oak-leaved goosefoot with many yellow-green flowers; naturalized North America; Jerusalem oak; feather geranium; Chenopodium botrys; Atriplex mexicana

Paraguay tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea; mate; Ilex paraguariensis

Spanish tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rank-smelling tropical American pigweed; American wormseed; Mexican tea; wormseed; Chenopodium ambrosioides

afternoon tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; tea; teatime
E.g.
  • Reports of his Islington days refer to the cosy afternoon tea table.
  • Claridge's offers afternoon tea and has been endorsed by the Tea Guild.
  • Kebebe is usually served during the wedding parlors as a dessert or afternoon tea with hot beverages.

beef tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an extract of beef (given to people who are ill); Bovril

black tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fermented tea leaves
E.g.
  • Saffron-rice plov is the flagship food in Azerbaijan and black tea is the national beverage.
  • It is most commonly known as the greenhouse thrips, the glasshouse thrip or black tea thrips.
  • It is a rare traditional dish, and it is usually consumed along with ginger-flavored black tea.

cambric tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a beverage for children containing hot water and milk and sugar and a small amount of tea

camomile tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tea-like drink made from camomile leaves and flowers

congou tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. black tea grown in China; congou; congo; English breakfast tea

crystal tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution; Labrador tea; Ledum groenlandicum

cup of tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an activity that you like or at which you are superior; bag; dish
E.g.
  • A Johnny Noddy could also be the light you see reflected in a cup of tea.
  • Prisoners were fed with a cup of tea in the morning and later with a loaf of bread.
  • The cotton ball landed on an electric hot plate which he was using to brew a cup of tea.

glandular Labrador tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Rocky Mountain shrub similar to Ledum groenlandicum; trapper's tea

green tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting
E.g.
  • China is the world's largest exporter of green tea.
  • Sencha was not considered as formal as matcha, the common powdered green tea at the time.
  • Typically, different types of black tea, green tea, oolong tea, and sometimes white tea are used.

herb tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs; herbal tea; herbal

herbal tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs; herb tea; herbal

high tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. substantial early evening meal including tea

ice tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. strong tea served over ice; iced tea

iced tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. strong tea served over ice; ice tea

marsh tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bog shrub of northern and central Europe and eastern Siberia to Korea and Japan; wild rosemary; Ledum palustre

mountain tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil; teaberry; wintergreen; checkerberry; groundberry; ground-berry; creeping wintergreen; Gaultheria procumbens

oswego tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads; bee balm; beebalm; bergamot mint; Monarda didyma

sun tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tea made by exposing tea leaves steeped in water to the direct rays of the sun; usually served with ice

tea bag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
  2. small paper bag holding a measure of tea

tea ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kitchen utensil consisting of a perforated metal ball for making tea

tea biscuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea; teacake

tea bread

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sweetened buns to be eaten with tea

tea break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a snack taken during a break in the work day; coffee break

tea caddy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a can for storing tea; caddy

tea cart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. serving cart for serving tea or light refreshments; teacart; tea trolley; tea wagon

tea ceremony

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea; chanoyu
E.g.
  • (See list of Japanese tea ceremony equipment).
  • In parallel, she studied the Gongfu tea ceremony with Master Zhang Tian Fu.
  • The perennial tea ceremony includes four tea settings () and a tea master ().

tea chest

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chest for storing or transporting tea

tea cloth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small tablecloth

tea cosy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm; cosy; cozy; tea cozy

tea cozy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm; cosy; tea cosy; cozy

tea family

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a family of trees and shrubs of the order Parietales; Theaceae; family Theaceae

tea garden

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a public garden where tea is served

tea gown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long loose-fitting gown formerly popular for wear at afternoon tea

tea leaf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; tea

tea maker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a covered spoon with perforations

tea napkin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small napkin used when tea is served

tea parlor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a restaurant where tea and light meals are available; teashop; teahouse; tearoom; tea parlour

tea parlour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a restaurant where tea and light meals are available; teashop; teahouse; tearoom; tea parlor

tea party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a party at which tea is served
E.g.
  • Chiba Sensei took issue with martial arts being used as entertainment at a tea party, but concluded 'Well, this is England, not Japan.'
  • True the Vote's efforts during the recall election itself were conducted with an unnamed group of tea party organizations throughout Wisconsin.
  • From 1926 until 1972, London Zoo, followed by several other zoos around the world, held a chimpanzees' tea party daily, inspiring a long-running series of advertisements for PG Tips tea featuring such a party.

tea rose

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several hybrid bush roses derived from a tea-scented Chinese rose with pink or yellow flowers; Rosa odorata

tea service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a set of china or silverware for serving tea; tea set

tea set

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a set of china or silverware for serving tea; tea service

tea table

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small table for serving afternoon tea

tea tortrix

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small Indian moth infesting e.g. tea and coffee plants; tortrix; Homona coffearia

tea towel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a towel for drying dishes; dishtowel; dish towel

tea tray

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tray that accommodates a tea service

tea trolley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. serving cart for serving tea or light refreshments; tea cart; teacart; tea wagon

tea urn

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an urn in which tea is brewed and from which it is served

tea wagon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. serving cart for serving tea or light refreshments; tea cart; teacart; tea trolley

trapper 's tea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Rocky Mountain shrub similar to Ledum groenlandicum; glandular Labrador tea

tea room

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "street"-levels host a tea room and an arcade.
  • One day she waits at the tea room and he doesn't show up.
  • It features a rare breeds centre and tea room for visitors.

tea leaves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Caffeine is stored in tea leaves in two places.
  • Coffee beans and tea leaves are decaffeinated with this solvent.
  • You are left reading tea leaves.

tea house

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has left the Meimei-An a famous tea house still operating in Matsue.
  • He managed a sumo tea house in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, until it closed in 2013.
  • Some rehabilitation was carried out in 1950 and 1958 and in the 1960s the fort served as a tea house.
E.g.
  • Haputale is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations.
  • Elappara is predominantly a plantation township with its abundant tea plantations.
  • Nandi county is endowed with a scenic topography that is dotted with numerous tea plantations.

tea gardens

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most parts of Haldibari are covered with tea gardens.
  • The Sylhet region, home to Bangladesh's tea gardens, also hosts a large number of visitors.
  • The last 18km starting from Anapara has scenic views, as it winds through the mountains and tea gardens.

tea and coffee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kruyt avoided alcohol, cigarettes, even tea and coffee all his life.
  • Refreshments such as snacks, tea and coffee are supplied in work areas.
  • In South Africa and in India, rusks are a popular food for dunking in both tea and coffee.
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