The Definition of Matcha Green Tea

The Word "Matcha" Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary

September 20, 2019

Though the tea itself may be shy of 1,000 years old, according to Merriam-Webster, the first known use of the word "matcha" wasn't until 1881. Keep going until Sept. 17th, 2019, when the famed word authority finally added the word "matcha" to its lauded dictionary pages! While matcha has been part of our everyday vocabulary for years and years, we do appreciate the cultural recognition English speakers are now giving one of tea's greatest treasures.

We're certainly celebrating M-W's new addition with a nice chawan of pure, Japanese matcha green tea! 

What's your favorite way to use "matcha" in a sentence? Comment below!

 

The Word Matcha in Merriam Webster Dictionary



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in News

We're donating 10% of every sale, now through the end of May
We're donating 10% of every sale, now through the end of May

May 26, 2020

We are excited to announce that from now to the end of the month, we are donating 10% of every sale to Off Their Plate.

Read More

Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2020

Just as we make decisions to mindfully lessen our impact on the Earth in our personal lives, as a family-run small business, we take the same approach with how we manage our decisions at Mizuba. Here at Mizuba, we are committed to sustainability. Not just one day a year, and not just because it's trendy. (Although, fun fact: our founder, Lauren, is from the same town where Earth Day originated — 50 years ago! Just saying.) 

We love the planet we live on, we are thankful for everything it give us, and we want to take care of it to the best of our ability.

Read More

Pure Japanese Matcha Green Tea
Learn About Mizuba: The Basics

April 07, 2020

Read More