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tea

Pronunciation: /tiː/

Translation of tea in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (drink) (masculine) a cup of tea una taza de té a pot of tea una tetera de té tea with milk té con leche
    Example sentences
    • He was making popcorn on the stove and boiling water for tea.
    • Gaunt mothers and children sat near their tents, sometimes boiling water for tea, a ritual of normalcy that they still maintained.
    • Things have changed from drinking plain tea to water to special solutions but one must know the guidelines.
    1.2 countable/numerable (cup of tea) (British English/inglés británico) two teas, please dos tés, por favor 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (leaves) (masculine) China/Indian tea té chino/indio not for all the tea in China [dated/anticuado] ni por todo el oro del mundo
    Example sentences
    • That time Mary McCormack in her little thatched shop kept flour, tea, sugar, salt, lamp oil, and perhaps some liquorice sweets.
    • Canned meats and fish, as well as flour, tea, and sugar, have become important food items as well.
    • At one end of the market, a few stands sold a variety of local spices, sauces, tea and jams.
    1.4 uncountable/no numerable (plant) (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [plantation/grower] de té
    Example sentences
    • The Camellia sinensis tea plant is native to China and commercially produced in tropical and subtropical regions, primarily China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
    • The tea plant, Camellia sinensis, comes in many forms - black, green, oolong.
    • The filmmaker also found unusual trees: a tea plant, a ban oak, copper beeches, a maidenhair tree in Killarney, and a Kentucky coffee bean tree in Greenside.

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