noun \päs-ˈtēs\

Definition of PASTIS

:  a French liqueur flavored with aniseed

Origin 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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