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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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 The cold drink taps at the Morton Grove store will also include drinks like iced black and green teas, as well decaffeinated coffee. Greg Trotter,, "Cold brew on tap? Reimagined Dunkin' Donuts coming to Chicago suburbs," 19 June 2018 This serum by Rosacea Care, for instance, is specifically for rosacea and redness-prone skin and contains green tea and vitamin K, in addition to mandelic acid. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "The Ordinary Is Launching a Mandelic Acid Product Next Month," 9 Jan. 2018 Whether with a steaming cup of green tea or one of Hokkaido’s famed single-malt whiskeys, warming up by the two-story fireplace is the perfect antidote for slope-sore legs. Jessica Flint, WSJ, "A Discerning Vacationer’s Guide to Escaping from Tokyo," 6 Dec. 2018 Ingredients to look out for include vitamin C, vitamin E, argan oil, and green tea. Kelsey Castañon, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About Acne — and How to Get Rid of It," 4 Dec. 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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