Definition of Oolong

1. Noun. Chinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried.

Generic synonyms: Tea, Tea Leaf



Definition of Oolong

1. n. A fragrant variety of black tea having somewhat the flavor of green tea.

Definition of Oolong

1. Noun. A partially fermented tea which combines the characteristics of green tea and black tea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oolong

1. a dark Chinese tea [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oolong

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oolong (current term)
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Literary usage of Oolong

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1. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Congo and oolong made from the same Shrub.—Plucking the Leaves.—Manner of preparing Congo and oolong.—Practical Inference.—Fields how cultivated. ..."

2. Hand Book of the United States Tariff: Containing the Tariff Act of 1913 by Vandegrift, F.B., & Co, William Watson Rich, United States (1913)
"Foochow oolong. 3. Congou. 4. India (used for Ceylon). 5. Gunpowder, green. 6. Toung Hyson, green. 7. ... Canton oolong. Comparison with Standards. 20. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"10 ft. high, 7-11 oolong, obliquely acuminate, coriaceous lit- and yellow fls. in small heads. May. Peru. ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"... district to which they may respectively oolong. SEC. 4. That all acte and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed. SEC. 5. ..."

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