congou

congou

[kong-goo]
noun
a black tea from China.
Also, congo.


Origin:
1715–25; < dialectal Chinese (Xiamen), equivalent to Chinese gōngfū(-chá) literally, effort (tea)

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congou or congo (ˈkɒŋɡuː, ˈkɒŋɡəʊ)
 
n
a kind of black tea from China
 
[C18: from Chinese (Amoy) kong hu tē tea prepared with care]
 
congo or congo
 
n
 
[C18: from Chinese (Amoy) kong hu tē tea prepared with care]

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