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pekoe

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noun pe·koe \ˈpē-(ˌ)kō also ˈpe-\

Definition of pekoe

  1. :  a tea made from young leaves slightly larger than those of orange pekoe



Origin and Etymology of pekoe

Chinese (Xiamen) pek-ho


First Known Use: 1713

Rhymes with pekoe


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