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bubble tea

a frothy E Asian beverage consisting of sweetened tea with milk or flavorings, usually served over black pellets, or pearls, of tapioca.
Also called boba tea, pearl tea. Unabridged
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bubble tea

a cold drink, originally from Taiwan, of tea infused with fruit flavouring, shaken to produce bubbles, and served over tapioca pearls in a clear cup. It is usually drunk through a very wide straw
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Contemporary definitions for bubble-tea

a frothy Chinese drink of iced tea, milk, and flavorings and served over gummy black balls ('pearls') of tapioca; also called pearl tea , black pearl tea , tapioca tea , Boba tea , Boba milk tea

See pearl tea

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