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Bohea

[boh-hee] /boʊˈhi/
noun
1.
an inferior grade of black tea.
Origin
dialectal Chinese
1695-1705
1695-1705; < dialectal Chinese (Fujian) Bu-i, mountains on the border of Fujian and Jiangxi provinces, where the tea is grown
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British Dictionary definitions for Bohea

bohea

/bəʊˈhiː/
noun
1.
a black Chinese tea, once regarded as the choicest, but now as an inferior grade
Word Origin
C18: from Chinese (Fukien dialect) bu-i, from Mandarin Chinese Wu-i Shan range of hills on which this tea was grown
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