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  1. orange pekoe, pekoenoun

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


  1. orange pekoenoun

    An expensive grade of black tea from India and Sri Lanka


  1. orange pekoe

    Orange Pekoe is a term used in the Western tea industry to describe a particular grade of black tea leaves. It refers to medium-grade, whole leaf tea with no tip or buds. Despite the name, it contains no orange flavoring. The term "orange" is thought to be derived from the Dutch royal House of Orange and "Pekoe" from a Chinese term meaning "white hair", signifying the downy hairs on budding tea leaves. The quality and flavor of Orange Pekoe tea can vary greatly depending on the region it comes from and how it's processed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orange pekoe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orange pekoe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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