con·​gou ˈkäŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce congou (audio)
: a black tea from China

Word History


probably from Chinese (Xiamen) kong-hu pains taken

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of congou was in 1725

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Cite this Entry

“Congou.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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