white tea


: tea that is light in color and made from buds and immature leaves that are covered with fine white hairs and undergo little to no oxidation before drying

Examples of white tea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It is enriched with Vitamin C, cucumber, jasmine, and white tea to provide hydration to your skin. Larry Stansbury, Essence, 1 Feb. 2024 Enjoy white tea in Nepal, mint tea in North Africa, and even a whimsical cup in the North Pole. Melanie Fincher, Southern Living, 23 Oct. 2023 Two flavors, white tea peach and lemon iced tea, are available on DrinkLoverboy.com starting Tuesday. Erin Clements, Peoplemag, 19 Dec. 2023 Turmeric, white tea, and blueberry also help improve skin texture over time. Kayla Blanton, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 Having been at the forefront of the primer category for two decades, Geller's company created a unique, non-greasy formula that contains hyaluronic acid to plump and hydrate, as well as white tea and centella asiatica — a medicinal herb with antioxidant properties— to help brighten the skin. Danielle Bacher, Peoplemag, 9 Oct. 2023 The blueberry, turmeric, and white tea contribute to improving skin texture, while the prebiotics and probiotics help replenish to nourish and boost your skin’s radiance. Wendy Vazquez, Southern Living, 27 Nov. 2023 Cuisinart recommends 160 degrees for delicate teas, 175 degrees for green tea, 185 degrees for white tea, 190 degrees for oolong tea, and 200 degrees for French press coffee. Savannah Sher, Popular Science, 26 Oct. 2023 There is a button for oolong tea, green tea, black tea, white tea, herbal tea, and even a custom button. Michelle Love, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white tea was in 1860

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“White tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20tea. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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