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EtymologyEdit

Unclear; possibly from Min Nan 白毫 (pe̍h-ho) or Min Nan 白花 (pe̍h-hoe). See   Tea leaf grading#Etymology on Wikipedia.Wikipedia .

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pekoe (countable and uncountable, plural pekoes)

  1. A high-quality black tea made using young leaves, grown in Sri Lanka, India, Java and Azores (Portugal).

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