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congou

[kong-goo] /ˈkɒŋ gu/
noun
1.
a black tea from China.
Also, congo.
Origin of congou
dialectal Chinese
1715-1725
1715-25; < dialectal Chinese (Xiamen), equivalent to Chinese gōngfū(-chá) literally, effort (tea)
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congou

/ˈkɒŋɡuː/
noun
1.
a kind of black tea from China
Word Origin
C18: from Chinese (Amoy) kong hu tē tea prepared with care
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