a black tea from China.
- Also congo [kong-goh] /ˈkɒŋ goʊ/ .
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How to use congou in a sentence
I made her a few evening visits, and we talked love affairs over muffins and a cup of excellent congou.
Chests of congou and Souchon and flasks of arrack are standings about.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume | Joseph Grego
The next picking is called Souchong; as the leaves grow larger and more mature, they form congou; and the last picking is Bohea.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million | Sarah Josepha Hale
congou, the next higher kind, is named from a corruption of the Chinese Koong-foa (great care, or assiduity).Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million | Sarah Josepha Hale
We commenced the year with prices of congou, the leading article of black tea, at 1s.
British Dictionary definitions for congou
a kind of black tea from China
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