bo·​hea bō-ˈhē How to pronounce bohea (audio)
often capitalized
: a black tea

Word History


Chinese (Fujian) Bú-î, hills in China where it was grown

First Known Use

1692, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bohea was in 1692

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Cite this Entry

“Bohea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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