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congou

[kong-goo]
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noun
  1. a black tea from China.
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Origin of congou

1715–25; < dialectal Chinese (Xiamen), equivalent to Chinese gōngfū(-chá) literally, effort (tea)
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congou

congo (ˈkɒŋɡəʊ)

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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