Definition of Earl Grey noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Earl Grey

BrE BrE//ˌɜːl ˈɡreɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɜːrl ˈɡreɪ//
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a type of tea flavoured with bergamot Word Originprobably named after the 2nd Earl Grey (1764–1845), said to have been given the recipe by a Chinese mandarin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Earl Grey