Lapsang souchong

noun

Lap·​sang souchong ˈläp-ˌsäŋ- How to pronounce Lapsang souchong (audio) ˈlap-ˌsaŋ- How to pronounce Lapsang souchong (audio)
: a souchong tea having a pronounced smoky flavor and aroma

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

circa 1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lapsang souchong was circa 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Lapsang souchong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lapsang%20souchong. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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