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Tea infusers

Scope note

Culinary tools with perforated containers which are filled with tea leaves, or sometimes coffee grounds, then placed within a cup or pot of water to brew the beverage. Prefer "tea balls" for small perforated balls in which tea leaves are placed to be immersed in hot water to make tea. For culinary tools used to catch the loose leaves or grounds as the beverage is poured, use "tea strainers."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000200840

Narrower Terms used

tea balls

Equivalent Terms used

tea infuser

Created

12yrs ago

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