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bubble tea

noun
1.
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.
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British Dictionary definitions for pearl tea

bubble tea

noun
1.
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 pearl tea
noun

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

Word Origin

1983-88

noun

See bubble tea

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