Ceylon tea

noun

Definition of Ceylon tea

  1. 1 :  a pekoe tea produced in Sri Lanka

  2. 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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1832

First Known Use of ceylon tea

1832


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