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souchong

[soo-shong, -chong] /ˈsuˈʃɒŋ, -ˈtʃɒŋ/
noun
1.
a variety of black tea grown in India and Sri Lanka.
Also, soochong.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Chinese dial. (Guangdong) síu-júng, akin to Chinese xiǎozhǒng literally, small sort
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souchong

/ˈsuːˈʃɒŋ; -ˈtʃɒŋ/
noun
1.
a black tea with large leaves
Word Origin
C18: from Chinese hsiao-chung small kind
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