souchong

souchong

[soo-shong, -chong]
noun
a variety of black tea grown in India and Sri Lanka.
Also, soochong.


Origin:
1750–60; < Chinese dial. (Guangdong) síu-júng, akin to Chinese xiǎozhǒng literally, small sort

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souchong (ˈsuːˈʃɒŋ, -ˈtʃɒŋ)
 
n
a black tea with large leaves
 
[C18: from Chinese hsiao-chung small kind]

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