Definition of tea

Definition of tea
  1. tea Noun The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, "Camellia sinensis".
  2. tea Noun The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water.
  3. tea Noun A variety of the tea plant
  4. tea Noun By extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants.
  5. tea Noun A cup of any one of these drinks, often with a small amount of milk or cream added and sweetened with sugar or honey.
  6. tea Noun A glass of iced tea, typically served with ice cubes and sometimes with a slice or wedge of lemon.
  7. tea Noun A light meal eaten mid-afternoon, typically with tea.
  8. tea Noun The main evening meal, irrespective of whether tea is drunk with it.
  9. tea Noun The break in play between the second and third sessions.
  10. tea Noun Marijuana.
  11. tea Verb To drink tea
  12. tea Verb To take afternoon tea (the light meal)
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