green tea

noun

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 set of three facial sprays (which include rosewater, green tea, and lavender scents) are sure to leave your mom's skin looking refreshed and moisturized. Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 28 Apr. 2022 Flavors like Raspberry, Mint and White peony tea, Peach with hibiscus and Jasmine green tea, Strawberry Lavender Rosemary Tulsi and Apple, Lemon Cayenne Yerba maté. Valentina Di Donato, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 These include aloe, green tea, and shea butter, respectively. Lauren Dana, Allure, 9 Nov. 2021 The latest offering features an illustration of the golden dragon (a sacred animal of China) and contains delicious notes of green tea and magnolia with hints of woody sandalwood and cypress. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 21 Apr. 2022 Brickell’s moisturizer also boasts simple, clean ingredients—aloe vera, jojoba, hyaluronic acid, and green tea—and a 60-day money-back guarantee. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 Apr. 2022 Other helpful choices include ginger, turmeric, green tea, and cherry juice concentrate. Bryant Stamford, The Courier-Journal, 18 Mar. 2022 Happily, Machen could live on green tea and little else, while managing to launch his literary career with two odd, rather whimsical books, which—if nothing else—demonstrate his remarkable talent for pastiche. Michael Dirda, The New York Review of Books, 28 May 2020 Anti-inflammatory green tea extract immediately calms skin irritation and evens out natural color. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

10 May 2022

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“Green tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20tea. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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