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white; empty; blank
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
|tea; tea plant|
- white tea:
- The leaves of a tea plant which have been processed in a manner to let them wilt slightly and lose their "grassy" taste of green tea while undergoing minimal oxidation.
- A drink brewed from these tea leaves.
- (Taipei Min Nan) boiled water; hot water served as a hot beverage.
- 2006, Theroux, Paul, Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China (in English), →ISBN, page 314:
- The young men from Hong Kong shivered in the compartment like prisoners in a dungeon. They drank hot water. I offered them some of my green tea (Zhulan brand: "A tea from ancient kings for those with kingly tastes") but they said no; they preferred drinking hot water. "White tea," the Chinese call it, bai cha.
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