green tea


Definition of green tea

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

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Matcha — the superfine powder made from ground-up green tea leaves — is so much more than a dreamy, sea foam alternative to a cup of joe often spotted on Instagram. Sarah Kinonen, Allure, "12 Skin-Care Products Infused With Matcha Green Tea," 23 Oct. 2018 Try soaking a washcloth in cool green tea or skim milk, which contain additional antioxidants. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Why Your Sunburn Itches — And How to Stop It," 19 Apr. 2019 Try soaking a washcloth in cool green tea or skim milk, which contain additional antioxidants. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Why Your Sunburn Itches — And How to Stop It," 25 May 2018 More factually, the brand says the formula includes sage, green tea, sandalwood, and horsetail plant, which explains the fragrance. Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "I Tried the Natural Deodorant With a 13,000-Person Waitlist," 13 Sep. 2018 Tocca: This Italian fashion house's latest fragrance, Bianca, blends bergamot with green tea. Joshua Lyon, Country Living, "5 Perfumes You Can Take Anywhere," 11 Mar. 2013 Green Teagan and Sara This one features a matcha green tea glaze sprinkled with black sesame seeds and a light dusting of freeze dried raspberry. Steffi Victorioso, Los Angeles Magazine, "Every Signature Doughnut at Donut Friend, Ranked," 1 June 2018 The Mare Margarita 2 ounces Tequila Avion Silver ¾ ounce green tea syrup 1 teaspoon green chartreuse Green matcha powder, optional Instructions: Combine tequila, syrup, juices and chartreuse in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "When Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby collide, make cocktails for both at home," 30 Apr. 2018 The Soothing Tea Cleansing Gel is also spiked with brightening ingredients like sake and licorice extract, as well as tea tree extract and green tea, which help clear skin. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Then I Met You, a New Skin-Care Brand, Debuts With Double Cleansing Duo," 17 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of green tea

1704, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of green tea

: a type of tea that is light in color

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