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

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Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018 Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018 Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018 Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018 Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018 An infusion of white tea leaf extract provides an additional soothing effect. Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, "This Iconic Moisturizer Just Got a Major Upgrade—And It’s a Game Changer," 13 Nov. 2018 Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018 Go for black, green, or white tea and plain white sugar or pure cane sugar. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha," 19 July 2018

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First Known Use of white tea

1860, in the meaning defined above

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