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black tea Line breaks: black tea

Definition of black tea in English:


[mass noun]
1Tea served without milk.
2Tea of the most usual type, that is fully fermented before drying. Compare with green tea.
Example sentences
  • While black tea leaves are fermented, green tea is steamed and dried right after picking.
  • Green tea, which is unfermented, and oolong, which is partially fermented, are popular in Asia, while in the West, fermented black tea - often taken with milk - is generally preferred.
  • I grew up putting milk in my black tea but I drink iced tea and herbals unadulterated.
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