bohea

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Min Nan 武夷 (Bú-î), for the Bohea Hills (Wuyi Mountains) in Fujian, where the tea is grown.

Noun[edit]

bohea (countable and uncountable, plural boheas)

  1. A black tea from China.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The term originally referred to a high-quality tea, but now refers to a lower-grade tea.

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