congou

noun
con·​gou | \ ˈkäŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce congou (audio) , -(ˌ)gü \

Definition of congou

: a black tea from China

First Known Use of congou

1725, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for congou

probably from Chinese (Xiamen) kong-hu pains taken

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“Congou.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congou. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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