from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several varieties of black tea native to China and adjacent regions.
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- n. Any of several varieties of aromatic, black teas from China
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of black tea of a fine quality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of black tea. Also soochong.
- n. Souchong tea is prepared from the souchong leaves, namely the fourth and fifth from the tip of the shoot, or is of a quality regarded as corresponding to these. The leaf is longer and thinner than in the congous, in the prepared state folded rather than curled or twisted. In drinking-quality the, souchongs are similar to the congous; the flavor is technically described as ‘tarry.’ Six trade subclasses are enumerated. Cf. congou tea, pekoe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fine quality of black tea native to China
Chinese (Cantonese) siú-chúng (ch'ā), souchong (tea), equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) xiacaron.gifo, small + zhǒng, kind.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)