white tea

noun

Definition of 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 The product’s three scent options — white tea, grapefruit cassis and orange neroli — are all light enough to complement, and not overpower, other fragrances. New York Times, "The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week," 23 Apr. 2020 The lightweight vegan formula packs other soothing ingredients, too, like niacinamide (or vitamin B3), white tea leaf extract, and linden flower extract. Maya Gandara, PEOPLE.com, "Kristen Bell Recommends This Moisture-Boosting Serum for 'a Blast of Hydration'," 8 Apr. 2020 The sweet, dark-golden beverage is a mix of white tea, white cranberry, and ginger, with a hit of bitterness from quinine that tastes a lot like a spritzer. Kate Krader | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "What Drinks to Serve Non-Drinkers This Thanksgiving," 28 Nov. 2019 The sweet, dark-golden beverage is a mix of white tea, white cranberry, and ginger, with a hit of bitterness from quinine that tastes a lot like a spritzer. Kate Krader | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "What Drinks to Serve Non-Drinkers This Thanksgiving," 28 Nov. 2019 Replacement candle refills cost $19.99 and come in ten different scents, including avocado and mint; lime and grapefruit; red grapefruit; and white tea and ginger. Joseph Neese, House Beautiful, "Why Are You Still Lighting Candles With a Match? There's an App for That," 23 Feb. 2020 The sweet, dark-golden beverage is a mix of white tea, white cranberry, and ginger, with a hit of bitterness from quinine that tastes a lot like a spritzer. Kate Krader | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "What Drinks to Serve Non-Drinkers This Thanksgiving," 28 Nov. 2019 The sweet, dark-golden beverage is a mix of white tea, white cranberry, and ginger, with a hit of bitterness from quinine that tastes a lot like a spritzer. Kate Krader | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "What Drinks to Serve Non-Drinkers This Thanksgiving," 28 Nov. 2019 The sweet, dark-golden beverage is a mix of white tea, white cranberry, and ginger, with a hit of bitterness from quinine that tastes a lot like a spritzer. Kate Krader | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "What Drinks to Serve Non-Drinkers This Thanksgiving," 28 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of white tea

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“White tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20tea. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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