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chaa


chaa


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cha  \Cha\  (ch[aum]),  n.  [Chin.  ch`a.]  [Also  {chaa},  {chais}, 
  {tsia},  etc.] 
  Tea;  --  the  Chinese  (Mandarin)  name  used  generally  in  early 
  works  of  travel,  and  now  for  a  kind  of  rolled  tea  used  in 
  Central  Asia. 
 
  A  pot  with  hot  water  .  .  .  made  with  the  powder  of  a 
  certain  herb  called  chaa,  which  is  much  esteemed.  --Tr. 
  J.  Van 
  Linschoten's 
  Voyages 
  (1598).