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tea leaf

Syllabification: tea leaf

Definition of tea leaf in English:

noun

1A dried leaf of tea.
1.1 (tea leaves) Dried leaves of tea after they have been used to make tea or as dregs.
Example sentences
  • His main beverage is a unique concoction of ingredients deemed healthy in Japan: raw egg, sesame seeds, unpolished rice, parched bean flour, green tea leaves, vinegar and yogurt.
  • Patients with high blood pressure are advised to use pillows full of white chrysanthemum flowers, tea leaves or bamboo leaves.
  • The prices of jute, potato, soyabean, cashew nut, pepper, rubber, green tea leaves, coconut, groundnut and coffee have fallen sharply.

Words that rhyme with tea leaf

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