pekoe definition

  • noun:
    • A grade of black beverage comprising the leaves round the buds.
    • A high-quality black colored tea made using young leaves, grown in Sri Lanka, Asia and Java.
    • a type of black colored tea.
    • an exceptional type of black colored tea, so-called due to the fact leaves tend to be picked young with the “down” still on it.
    • Pekoe tea (unqualified) is the fact that created from the three pekoe leaves together (see below). Its of a black or grayish black shade dotted with grayish or yellowish pekoe ends, and yields a powerful dark liquor of good flavor, officially described as “piquant.”
    • a superior grade of black colored tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java

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