Definition of tej in English:

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Pronunciation: /tɛdʒ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun]
A kind of honey wine or mead, the national drink of Ethiopia.
Example sentences
  • Honey wine, called tej, is a drink reserved for special occasions.
  • Now I know that their staple food is njera and that the local tipple, tej, is made from honey.
  • Tej is one of the special elixirs only available in Ethiopia.


Probably Amharic.

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