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chanoyu

[chah-naw-yoo] /ˈtʃɑ nɔˈyu/
noun
1.
a Japanese ceremony at which tea is prepared, served, and taken with an ancient and involved ritual.
Also called tea ceremony.
Origin
< Japanese, equivalent to cha tea + no (particle) + yu hot water
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