a variety of black Chinese tea
Origin of congouAmoy Chinese kong-hu, labor: because the tea has been processed with care
A grade of Chinese black tea, obtained from the fifth and largest leaf gathered from a shoot tip of a tea plant.
Origin of congouAmoy (Xiamen) kang hu (te) elaborately prepared (tea) corresponding to Mandarin gōngfu (chá) from gōngfu worksmanship ; see kung fu .
- (dated) A kind of Chinese black tea.