tea bag

tea bag
noun
1. a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
Hypernyms: ↑tea, ↑tea leaf
2. small paper bag holding a measure of tea
Hypernyms: ↑bag

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noun
: a cloth or filter paper bag holding a measured amount of tea for making an individual serving of tea

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a container of thin paper or cloth holding a measured amount of tea leaves for making an individual serving of tea.
[1900-05]

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tea bag or teaˈbag noun
A bag containing tea leaves for infusion
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Main Entry:tea

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tea bag UK US noun [countable] [singular tea bag plural tea bags]
a small paper bag with tea leaves inside that you put boiling water over to make tea
Thesaurus: preparing tea and coffee drinkshyponym general words for drinkssynonym

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tea bag,
tea leaves in a little bag of thin cloth or paper for easy removal from the cup or pot after use.

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n. a small porous bag containing tea leaves or powdered tea, onto which boiling water is poured in order to make a drink of tea

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noun, pl ⋯ bags [count]
: a small bag of dried tea leaves that is soaked in hot water to make tea

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ˈtea bag [tea bag tea bags] noun
a small thin paper bag containing tea leaves, which you pour boiling water onto in order to make tea

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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