Definition of hyson in English:

hyson

noun

  • [mass noun] A type of green China tea.

    • ‘It was not unusual for dealers to have several grades of hyson tea.’
    • ‘Young Hyson is made with early-harvested tea leaves twisted in a long, thin style.’

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Chinese xīchūn, literally bright spring.

Pronunciation:

hyson

/ˈhʌɪs(ə)n/