souchong

noun
sou·chong | \ ˈsü-ˌchȯŋ , -ˌshȯŋ \

Definition of souchong 

: a tea made from the larger older leaves of the shoot

First Known Use of souchong

1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for souchong

of Chinese origin; akin to Chinese (Beijing) xiǎozhǒng, literally, small sort

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