Definition of tea
- mint tea
- an herbal tea
Let's meet for tea tomorrow.
That shop does a great afternoon tea.
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First Known Use: circa 1655See Words from the same year
: a drink that is made by soaking the dried leaves of an Asian plant in hot water
: a similar drink that is made by using the dried leaves of another kind of plant
: the dried leaves that are used in making tea
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