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Noun: tea  tee
  1. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    "iced tea is a cooling drink";
    - char [Brit, informal], cha [Brit, informal]
  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. 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
  5. [Brit] (regional) the main evening meal

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

Derived forms: teas

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

Part of: genus Camellia

Encyclopedia: Tea, SD