green tea definition

  • noun:
    • Tea created from leaves that are not fermented before being dried out.
    • Leaves of this tea-plant which are addressed with vapor or roasted to denature the enzymes that cause the leaves to darken and change flavor. (Without this step they'd come to be oolong beverage or black colored beverage).
    • A beverage brewed from green tea extract leaves.
    • tea leaves that have been steamed and dried out without fermenting

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