Twankay tea

noun
Twan·​kay tea
variants: or Twankey tea \ ˈtwaŋˌkā-​ , -​(ˌ)kē-​ \

Definition of Twankay tea

: a green tea of inferior quality and of open leaves

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History and Etymology for Twankay tea

from Chinese (Pekingese) T'un2-ch'i7 (Tunki), town in Anhwei province, China

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“Twankay tea.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Twankay%20tea. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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