Definition of bohea in English:

bohea

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Pronunciation: /bəʊˈhiː
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A black China tea that comes from the last crop of the season and is usually regarded as of low quality.
More example sentences
  • The leaf of green tea is both of the color, shape, and size of a bay leaf; that of bohea is smaller, softer, and of a darker color.
  • Last Night 3 Cargoes of Bohea Tea were emptied into the Sea.

Origin

early 18th century: named after the Bu-yi ( Wuyi) hills in China, from where black tea first came to Britain.

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