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Noun: tea  tee
  1. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    "iced tea is a cooling drink";
    - cha [Brit], char [Brit]
     
  2. [Brit] A light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea";
    - afternoon tea [Brit], teatime [Brit]
     
  3. A tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves
    "tea has fragrant white flowers";
    - Camellia sinensis
     
  4. A reception or party at which tea is served
    "we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers"
     
  5. Dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea
    "they threw the tea into Boston harbour"; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea";
    - tea leaf

Sounds like: taught, tautt, tea, tee, t

Derived forms: teas

Type of: beverage, bush, drink, drinkable, extract, herb, infusion, meal, potable, reception, repast, shrub

Part of: genus Camellia

Encyclopedia: Tea, SD