black tea

noun

Definition of black tea

: tea that is dark in color from complete oxidation of the leaf before firing

Examples of black tea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grab a creative, refreshing tipple, like the Kilroy Was Here — Irish Whiskey, sherry, black tea, lemon and mint shaken and served over a single block of ice stamped with the name of the family who called the space home in the 1940s. AZCentral.com, 23 May 2022 While known for its quintessentially English foods including fish and chips and strong black tea, London is full of cross-cultural culinary combinations inspired by its history of Italian immigration, dating back to the late 1800s. oregonlive, 22 May 2022 Any type of black tea will work great for making tea eggs. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Apr. 2022 In contrast, this beauty from Sand Point is all dark cherry, root beer and black tea flavors with a hint of aromatic spice. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 There are six main types of Chinese tea: green, white, yellow, oolong, black tea and dark tea. Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN, 22 Mar. 2022 The boxes also come in four varieties—all black tea, all herbal tea, all pure tea, or a mixed box option—so the tea-lover in your life always has a brew on hand that's exactly their cup of tea. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 21 Apr. 2022 The Kardashians star opted for a sleek, strapless black tea-length vintage Mugler dress paired with a slicked back hairstyle, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and strappy Aquazzura Perfect Kiss Sandals. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The woody aromatic eau de parfum is a distinctive, modern blend of blackcurrant and maté, atop an herbaceous heart of violet leaves and Ceylon black tea. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of black tea

1706, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jun 2022

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“Black tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20tea. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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