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neem cake
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "The residue from processing"

nitrification
As defined by: Tea: Cultivation to Consumption
   "The oxidation process by which the ammonium ions in soil are converted to nitrate ions, thus creating acidity"

neat
As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "Good leaf of even appearance"

new
As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "Not having had sufficient time to mellow"

nose
As defined by: Calcutta Tea Traders Association
   "Aroma"

neat
As defined by: General Information
   "A grade having good 'make' and size"

nose
As defined by: General Information
   "Smell of the dry leaf"

natural leaf
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A Japan tea something like 'panfired' but with less rolling; formerly known as 'porcelain-fired'"

new
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "Term used to describe a tea which has not had time to mellow; usually denotes some rawness in the infusion which may disappear when the tea is kept"

new makeuk
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A species of North or South China tea"

niban-cha
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "Japanese for 'second tea' or second plucking"

nibs
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "A Japan tea resembling China Gunpowder in style; a by-product of Japan green tea manufacture"

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

nose
As defined by: Ukers Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
   "The aroma of tea"

nuwara eliya
As defined by: A Hundred Years of Ceylon Tea
   "One of the 'high-grown' (over 4000 ft) tea districts of Ceylon, first planted in 1840, with Assam plants and seeds"

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