Noun Definition


1.Definition: a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water

"Iced tea is a cooling drink"

Category: Food

2.Definition: a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes

"An Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"

Related Noun(s):teatime

Category: General

3.Definition: a reception or party at which tea is served

"We met at the Dean's tea for newcomers"

Category: General

4.Definition: a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves

"Tea has fragrant white flowers"

Related Noun(s):camellia sinensis

Category: Plants

5.Definition: dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea

"The store shelves held many different kinds of tea", "They threw the tea into Boston harbor"

Category: Food