Ceylon tea

noun

Definition of Ceylon tea

1 : a pekoe tea produced in Sri Lanka
2 : an evergreen tree (Cassine glauca synonym Elaeodendron glaucum) of India with shiny dark green leaves coated with a powdery wax below and yellowish green flowers

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First Known Use of Ceylon tea

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Ceylon tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ceylon%20tea. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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