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noun pas·tis \päs-ˈtēs\

Definition of pastis

  1. :  a French liqueur flavored with aniseed

Origin and Etymology of pastis

French, from French dialect (Marseilles), literally, jumble, kind of pastry, from Occitan, from Old Occitan pastitz cake, from Vulgar Latin *pasticium

First Known Use: 1926

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