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A black China tea that comes from the last crop of the season and is usually regarded as of low quality.
- ‘The leaf of green tea is both of the color, shape, and size of a bay leaf; that of bohea is smaller, softer, and of a darker color.’
- ‘Last Night 3 Cargoes of Bohea Tea were emptied into the Sea.’
Early 18th century: named after the Bu-yi (Wuyi) hills in China, from where black tea first came to Britain.
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