[ lahp-sahng, lap-sang ]
/ ˈlɑpˈsɑŋ, ˈlæpˈsæŋ /


noting a kind of souchong tea with a strong smoky flavor.

Origin of Lapsang

First recorded in 1875–80; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for lapsang

  • We stopped, and the man overtook us and handed Lapsang a letter.

    In the Forbidden Land|Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • Lapsang showed us great politeness, and asked us as a personal favor to him to go by the Lumpiya Pass.

    An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet|A. Henry Savage Landor