- a black tea composed of the smallest top leaves and grown in India and Ceylon.
- any India or Ceylon tea of good quality.
Origin of orange pekoe
First recorded in 1875–80
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- a superior grade of black tea made from the small leaves at the tips of the plant stems and growing in India and Sri Lanka