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chanoyu

[ chah-naw-yoo ]
/ ˈtʃɑ nɔˈyu /
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noun

a Japanese ceremony at which tea is prepared, served, and taken with an ancient and involved ritual.

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Also called tea ceremony .

Origin of chanoyu

<Japanese, equivalent to chatea + no (particle) + yu hot water
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