Definitions for "Oolong tea"
Semi-oxidised tea from China or Formosa; a diplomatic tea in that oolong is a compromise between black tea and green tea. They are more delicate than black tea and stronger than green tea. The floral Ti Kuan Yin produces a clear mellow brew and is famous for its light fragrance.
Partially oxidized tea leaves produced in China and most oftenTaiwan (formally called Formosa).
From the Chinese wu-lung, meaning 'black dragon'. A semi-fermented tea of fine quality, traditionally hand rolled and fired in baskets over pits containing red hot charcoal. Originally from China, now also from Taiwan (Formosa).