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 The antioxidants in green tea may help protect lash hairs from oxidative stress caused by free oxygen radicals that can negatively affect hair growth, Camp said. Alyssa Hui, Verywell Health, 3 Nov. 2023 This lip balm is formulated with green tea leaf and vitamin C which are rich in skin-protecting antioxidants and has a shea butter base to gently and effectively moisturize the lips. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 13 Oct. 2023 One such study took 35 obese patients and randomly assigned them 4 cups of water per day, four cups of green tea per day, or two capsules of green tea extract per day (with four cups of water) for eight weeks. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 5 Oct. 2023 According to the brand, each is infused with a proprietary blend of artichoke leaves, elderberries, green tea leaves, and muscadine grapes. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 27 Sep. 2023 Additionally, while green tea extract is generally pretty safe, some supplements have been shown to cause liver damage in rare cases. Emilia Benton, Women's Health, 31 Aug. 2023 The adjustment process may be aided by a formula that also contains calming, hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid, aloe vera, plant oils, and green tea. Kayla Blanton, Health, 29 Aug. 2023 Chicken thighs, jasmine rice, Bigelow decaf green tea, Trader Joe’s raw honey, Jif creamy peanut butter, gluten-free oats, cucumbers, celery, canned tuna, Enjoy Life chocolate chips. Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 2 Nov. 2023 Coming in nine colors, including trusty neutrals (think black, gray, and ecru) and some fun colors like green tea and deep plum, Alo made sure to hit all their customer’s tastes and styles. Bianca Kratky, Travel + Leisure, 24 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1704, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green tea was in 1704

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“Green tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

green tea

: tea that is light in color from incomplete fermentation of the leaf before drying

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