HyperDic: tea

English > 5 senses of the word tea:
NOUNfoodteaa beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
foodtea, afternoon tea, teatimea light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
planttea, Camellia sinensisa tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India
groupteaa reception or party at which tea is served
foodtea, tea leafdried leaves of the tea shrub
tea > pronunciation
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English > tea: 5 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
Example"iced tea is a cooling drink"
Narrowercambric teaA beverage for children containing hot water and milk and sugar and a small amount of tea
cuppa, cupperA cup of tea
herb tea, herbal tea, herbaltea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
ice tea, iced teaStrong tea served over ice
sun teatea made by exposing tea leaves steeped in water to the direct rays of the sun
Broaderbeverage, drink, drinkable, potableAny liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
Substancescaffeine, caffeinA bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
tea, tea leafdried leaves of the tea shrub
Spanish
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English > tea: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes.
Example"an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"
Synonymsafternoon tea, teatime
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadermeal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
Spanishhora del té, merienda
Catalanberenar
English > tea: 5 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningA tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves.
Example"tea has fragrant white flowers"
SynonymCamellia sinensis
Member ofgenus CamelliaTropical Asiatic evergreen shrubs or small trees
Partstea, tea leafdried leaves of the tea shrub
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
English > tea: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA reception or party at which tea is served.
Example"we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers"
BroaderreceptionA formal party of people
Spanish
English > tea: 5 senses > noun 5, food
Meaningdried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea.
Examples
  • "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"
  • "they threw the tea into Boston harbor"
Synonymtea leaf
Part oftea, Camellia sinensisA tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India
Narrowerblack teafermented tea leaves
green teatea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting
oolongChinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried
tea bagA measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
Broaderherbaromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Substance ofteaA beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
Spanishhoja de té, infusión, , tisana
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