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souchong

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noun sou·chong \ˈsü-ˌchȯŋ, -ˌshȯŋ\

Definition of souchong

  1. :  a tea made from the larger older leaves of the shoot



Origin of souchong

of Chinese origin; akin to Chinese (Beijing) xiǎozhǒng, literally, small sort


First Known Use: 1760


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