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tea

noun [C/U]  /ti/ us  
the dried and cut leaves of esp. the tea plant, or a drink made by pouring hot water onto these: [U] I’d love a nice cup of hot tea. [C] We have a variety of herbal teas. Br Tea is also a light meal eaten in the late afternoon or early evening.
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