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kabuse-cha
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "The Japanese name for a type of sen-cha (q.v.) made from the leaves of new shoots that have been shaded for only a short period (1-2 weeks)"

As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "Japanese for 'covered tea,' tea grown in the shade"

kamairi-cha
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "The Japanese word for Chinese green tea, a fired green tea, manufactured by parching (I.e. dry heating) in a pan at a temperature which is higher than that used in the steaming process for sen-cha (q.v.)"

keemun
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A fine grade of black tea from central China, also imitated with considerable success in recent years in Formosa; Keemun is a fine quality China black, hand rolled and basket fired in contrast to the common black China types which are machine rolled and machine fired"

keep
As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "Well-manufactured tea with good keeping properties"

knobbly
As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "Round, knobbly souchong grades"

kura
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "Japanese for 'godown'"

kutosan
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A China black tea from Kiangsi Province"

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