One of two countries in Africa. Either:

Both countries are named after the Congo River, which passes through both of them.

Con"gou (?), Con"go (?), n. [Chin. kung-foo labor.]

Black tea, of higher grade (finer leaf and less dusty) than the present bohea. See Tea.

Of black teas, the great mass is called Congou, or the "well worked", a name which took the place of the Bohea of 150 years ago, and is now itself giving way to the term "English breakfast tea." S. W. Williams.


© Webster 1913.

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