a tea that is steamed to prevent fermentation and then rolled and dried.
Origin of green tea
First recorded in 1695–1705
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for green tea
Historical Examples of green tea
These green-tea dreams and visions were not so much phases of sleep as an intensification and vivid furnishing forth of insomnia.
Mr Fortune witnessed the process of colouring them in the Hung-chow green-tea country, and describes the process.
British Dictionary definitions for green tea
a sharp tea made from tea leaves that have been steamed and dried quickly without fermenting
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