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[mass noun] A kind of honey wine or mead, the national drink of Ethiopia.
- ‘Honey wine, called tej, is a drink reserved for special occasions.’
- ‘Now I know that their staple food is njera and that the local tipple, tej, is made from honey.’
- ‘Tej is one of the special elixirs only available in Ethiopia.’
- ‘Tej is a wine made from fermented honey and a special kind of hops called gesho.’
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