Definition of hyson in English:


Syllabification: hy·son
Pronunciation: /ˈhīsən


A type of green China tea.
More example sentences
  • Young Hyson is made with early-harvested tea leaves twisted in a long, thin style.
  • It was not unusual for dealers to have several grades of hyson tea.


mid 18th century: from Chinese xīchūn, literally 'bright spring'.

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