A kind of black tea.
PECK-oh] A term used to describe the largest leaves used to produce whole leaf teas. Also refers to an un-distinctive blend of tea. Pronounced ‘pek-o'.
whole leaf black tea produced by a medium plucking of the second leaf on the tea bush. The word Pekoe comes from the Chinese meaning 'white hair' and was originally applied to the early tea pluckings, due to the white down on the backs of the young leaf tea.
A grade of small, whole leaf tea, from the Chinese term baihao, which refers to the white hairs of the new buds on the tea plant.
A grade of black tea produced by a medium plucking of the second leaf on the bush. Ploughman's lunch - A meal featuring hearty meat and cheese sandwiches, pickled vegetables, sweets and served with tea as the main beverage.
a superior grade of black tea; grown in India and Sri Lanka and Java
The larger of the two leaves on the shoot of a fine plucking. Pekoe or Orange Pekoe is the name for the standard blend of tea sold in the United States.
Larger of the top two leaves used in tea production. Named from the Chinese word "pa-ko" meaning "white down" for the white downy hairs visible on the fine leaf.
derived from baihao, the white hairs of the new buds on the tea shrub, this term currently refers to the smaller-size grade of whole leaf teas.
A size of tea leaf characterized by leaves which are shorter and not as wiry as Orange Pekoe. The liquors generally have more color.
a black tea grown in China