a finely ground powder made from small green tea leaves that have been steamed briefly, then dried, used to make tea and as a flavoring in desserts.
tea made by mixing this powder with hot water, traditionally used in the Japanese tea ceremony.

Origin of matcha

< Japanese < matsu “to rub” + cha “tea” (< Chinese chá ) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Call it, great lady, by another name; An humble modesty, that would not matchA molehill with Olympus.