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chai

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[ she ]
/ ʃɛ /
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noun, plural chais [she]. /ʃɛ/. French.
a shed or other aboveground building where a winemaker stores wine in casks.
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Other definitions for chai (2 of 2)

chai2
[ chahy ]
/ tʃaɪ /

noun
a drink of tea made with cardamom and various other spices, milk, and a sweetener.

Origin of chai

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1970-75; <Turkish çay and Russian, Persian, Hindi, Urdu chay “tea,” ultimately from Chinese chá tea
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British Dictionary definitions for chai

chai
/ (tʃaɪ) /

noun
tea, esp as made in India with added spices

Word Origin for chai

C20: Indian
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