pekoe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear; possibly from Min Nan 白毫 (pe̍h-ho) or Min Nan 白花 (pe̍h-hoe). See Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Tea leaf grading#Etymology on Wikipedia.Wikipedia .

Noun[edit]

pekoe (countable and uncountable, plural pekoes)

  1. A high-quality black tea made using young leaves, grown in Sri Lanka, India and Java.

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