orange-pekoe

orange pekoe

noun
1.
a black tea composed of the smallest top leaves and grown in India and Ceylon.
2.
any India or Ceylon tea of good quality.

Origin:
1875–80

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orange pekoe
 
n
a superior grade of black tea made from the small leaves at the tips of the plant stems and growing in India and Sri Lanka

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