tearoom

[ tee-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈtiˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

a room or shop where tea and other refreshments are served to customers.

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Origin of tearoom

First recorded in 1770–80; tea + room
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British Dictionary definitions for tearoom

tearoom
/ (ˈtiːˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

another name for teashop
NZ a room in a school or university where hot drinks are served
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