Definitions for Pekoeˈpi koʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pe•koeˈpi koʊ(n.)

  1. a black tea from Sri Lanka, India, and Java, made from leaves coarser than those used for orange pekoe.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of pekoe:

1705–15; < dial. Chin (Xiamen) pek-ho, akin to Chin báu white +hòu empress

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orange pekoe, pekoe(noun)

    a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java


  1. pekoe(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pekoe(noun)

    a kind of black tea


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