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chai1

[she] /ʃɛ/
noun, plural chais
[she] /ʃɛ/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a shed or other aboveground building where a winemaker stores wine in casks.

chai2

[chahy] /tʃaɪ/
noun
1.
a drink of tea made with cardamom and various other spices, milk, and a sweetener.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; < Turkish çay and Russian, Persian, Hindi, Urdu chay tea, ultimately < Mandarin ch'a tea
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Examples for chai
  • The restaurant also offers beverages such as iced chai, apple and carrot juice, soy milk and a variety of specialty juices.
  • No, they are not paying the school to have faculty laugh at them while they sip their chai lattes.
British Dictionary definitions for chai

chai

/tʃaɪ/
noun
1.
tea, esp as made in India with added spices
Word Origin
C20: Indian
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Word Origin and History for chai
chai
"tea," 1919, from Rus. or Arabic word for "tea" (see tea). Now used esp. of spiced teas.
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