green tea


Definition of green tea

: tea that is light in color and made from leaves that have not been oxidized before drying

Examples of green tea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This matcha shortbread would pair perfectly with a cup of green tea. Washington Post, "8 sweet and savory shortbread cookies to pair with tea, coffee or wine," 21 Dec. 2020 Morningstar doles out pastries, kolaches, and brioche-style donuts in atypical flavors such as matcha green tea with white chocolate ganache, pomegranate cream-filled, and a fritter made with pineapple, salted lime, and chile. Marcy De Luna, Chron, "Morningstar coffee and donut shop in the Heights set to permanently close," 4 Dec. 2020 According to Purpose Tea founder Chi Nguyen, purple tea has 50% more antioxidants and less caffeine than green tea. Pooja Krishna, Dallas News, "Get your purple food fix: Ube butter, Kenyan tea, and fresh corn tortillas," 23 Nov. 2020 Key ingredients include skin-calming green tea extract and hydrating aloe vera extract. Gabrielle Pharms, USA TODAY, "10 amazing beauty gifts from BIPOC-owned brands," 19 Dec. 2020 Ingredient-wise, it's made with nano-free zinc oxide for UVA and UVB protection, as well as antioxidant-rich vitamin E, soothing green tea, anti-inflammatory licorice root extract, and hydrating glycerin. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "First Aid Beauty's Weightless Liquid Mineral SPF 30 Is One of My Favorite Sunscreens That Launched in 2020," 13 Dec. 2020 This scent was made with sea breeze, sunshine, and water in mind and was inspired by the brand’s Beramotto di Positano perfume, which has notes of bergamot, orange blossom ginger, and green tea. Rachel Burchfield, Harper's BAZAAR, "How To Wear Fragrance Like Meghan and Kate," 4 Dec. 2020 Getting adequate sleep and daily exercise, along with eating avocados, salmon, olive oil, tomatoes, nuts, dark berries and green tea are my constants for daily self-care. Ying Chu, Marie Claire, "Dr. Barbara Sturm's Two-Minute Nighttime Routine," 3 Dec. 2020 Customers can pick a shell from one of eight choices (original to strawberry eclair to Oreo) and then choose a filling, such as vanilla, green tea, pumpkin or chocolate. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Cult favorite cream puff chain has a soft opening (naturally) in Grand Prairie," 24 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of green tea

1704, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green tea was in 1704

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10 Jan 2021

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“Green tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of green tea

: a type of tea that is light in color

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