Definition of tea:
- A decoction or infusion of tea leaves in boiling water; as, tea is a common beverage.
- Any infusion or decoction, especially when made of the dried leaves of plants; as, sage tea; chamomile tea; catnip tea.
- The evening meal, at which tea is usually served; supper.
- The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree ( Thea, Camellia, Chinensis). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some other countries.
- To take or drink tea.