ceremonial tea

noun

Definition of ceremonial tea

: a Japanese green tea cured by steaming, drying, and powdering selected shade-grown leaves and used in chanoyu

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so called from its use in chanoyu

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“Ceremonial tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceremonial%20tea. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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