Definition of Keemun in English:



mass noun
  • A black tea grown in Keemun, China.

    • ‘With small, slender, tightly curled leaves, Keemun is rare among teas in that it gains character with age.’
    • ‘This is generally considered to be the highest grade Keemun.’
    • ‘With a black Keemun tea and a strawberry-banana smoothie, the feast came to $30.50.’
    • ‘Keemun black tea was a hit, making its way into many English Breakfast blends along with Assam and Ceylon and growing in popularity until it surpassed even Darjeeling to become the most popular black tea in the world.’