green tea

noun

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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There would be 20-hour days, taking green tea pills for stamina. Maya Singer, Vogue, "Why the Fashion World Needs to Commit to an 18+ Modeling Standard," 16 Aug. 2018 Well, here’s the gist: Antioxidants are naturally occurring vitamins and minerals—like vitamins A, C, E, and green tea—that protect your skin against free radicals. Chloe Metzger, Marie Claire, "What Do Antioxidants Really Do for Your Skin?," 20 July 2018 As if that's not reason enough, the ingredients list is filled with aloe extract, rose hydrofoil, and green tea extract which all make for a super hydrating and nourishing eye cream. Tanisha Pina, Allure, "13 Beauty Essentials You Should Stock Up On During Amazon Prime Day," 16 July 2018 Other flavors include cinnamon, vanilla, and green tea—all relatively gentle yet satisfying. Jesse Dart, Bon Appetit, "Pastiglie Leone: The Checkout Aisle Candies That Are Prettier Than the Rest," 20 June 2018 Matcha at Stonemill Less than a month old, this Japanese green tea specialist in the old Bar Tartine space is already packing in crowds. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Where to find unforgettable tea and coffee service in the Bay Area," 25 May 2018 Toji’s Treasure is made with City of London Dry Gin, Rihaku Dreamy Clouds Nigori Sake, jasmine green tea syrup and lemon juice. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "8 boozy slushies you'll want to drink this summer," 24 May 2018 Combinations come with names both florid and poetic: Summer Matcha Snow (green tea snow with mochi and red beans), Sakura Romance Snow (mango and strawberry snow with mango boba, strawberries, and grass jelly). Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, "In search of brain freeze," 21 May 2018 As the last step in your cleansing routine, fill the sink basin with water the same temperature as your skin, then add a scoop of green tea powder. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pony, Korean Makeup Artist, Has The Most Insane Nighttime Skincare Routine," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of green tea

1704, in the meaning defined above

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green tea

noun

English Language Learners Definition of green tea

: a type of tea that is light in color

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