chanoyu chanoyu

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea

Usage(s):

  1. Whisked with hot water to a bitter jade froth and served in coarse-looking, irregular bowls, it is the basis of chanoyu, the tea ceremony.
  2. The ancient Japanese ritual of chanoyu takes place in a little teahouse beside a stony brook rimmed with flowers.
  3. The ancient ritual of chanoyu takes place in a little teahouse beside a stony brook rimmed with flowers behind the Japanese pavilion.
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