Definition of Keemun in US English:



  • A black tea grown in Keemun, China.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘With small, slender, tightly curled leaves, Keemun is rare among teas in that it gains character with age.’