A black China tea that comes from the last crop of the season and is typically 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.
early 18th century: named after the Bu-yi ( Wuyi) hills in China, from where black tea first came to Britain.
Definition of bohea in:
- The British & World English dictionary