Definition of Hyson

1. Noun. A Chinese green tea with twisted leaves.

Generic synonyms: Green Tea



Definition of Hyson

1. n. A fragrant kind of green tea.

Definition of Hyson

1. Noun. A Chinese green tea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hyson

1. a Chinese tea [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hyson

1. A fragrant kind of green tea. Hyson skin, the light and inferior leaves separated from the hyson by a winnowing machine. Origin: Chin. Hi-tshun, lit, first crop, or blooming spring. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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hyson (current term)
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Literary usage of Hyson

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1. NBC Handbook of Pronunciationby James Frederick Bender, National Broadcasting Company, inc by James Frederick Bender, National Broadcasting Company, inc (1834)
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2. Oriental Commerce, Or, The East India Trader's Complete Guide: Containing a by William Milburn, Thomas Thornton (1825)
"Its smell is somewhat musty, and the taste has more of that brassy flavour peculiar to green teas, without any of the delicate aromatic taste of good hyson; ..."

3. Rambles in Eastern Asia: Including China and Manila, During Several Years by Benjamin Lincoln Ball (1856)
"In America we are apt to suppose that hyson, Groen, Black and Souchong are so ... hyson tea is so called from the Chinese word " hyson," which signifies ..."

4. Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat: In the U. S by Edmund Roberts (1837)
"The green tea, when arrived at Canton, is spoken of in the market as a " Sunglo," or a " hyson" tea ; the black tea is called a ..."

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