hyson

noun
hy·​son | \ˈhī-sᵊn \

Definition of hyson 

: a Chinese green tea made from thinly rolled and twisted leaves

First Known Use of hyson

1740, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hyson

Chinese (Guangdong) héichēun, literally, bright spring

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