a black tea with large leaves
Origin of souchongfrom Mandarin hsiao, small or young + chung, kind
Any of several varieties of black tea native to China and adjacent regions.
Origin of souchongCantonese siu2 zung2 (caa4) small variety (tea), souchong (tea) akin to Mandarin xi&acaron;ozh&ocaron;ng small variety Mandarin xi&acaron;o small ( from Middle Chinese siaw´ )Mandarin zh&ocaron;ng seed, kind, sort, variety ( from Middle Chinese t&shookr;ywŋ´ )
- Any of several varieties of aromatic, black teas from China