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tisane

noun ti·sane \ti-ˈzan, -ˈzän\

Definition of TISANE

:  an infusion (as of dried herbs) used as a beverage or for medicinal effects

Origin of TISANE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin ptisana, from Greek ptisanē, literally, crushed barley, from ptissein to crush — more at pestle
First Known Use: 14th century
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tisane

noun ti·sane \ti-ˈzan, -ˈzän\

Medical Definition of TISANE

:  an infusion (as of dried herbs) used as a beverage or for medicinal effects

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