pti·​san | \ tə̇ˈzan, ˈtizᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of ptisan

: a decoction of barley with other ingredients broadly : tea, tisane

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History and Etymology for ptisan

Middle English tisane, from Middle French, from Latin ptisana peeled barley, barley water, from Greek ptisanē, from ptissein to peel, crush

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“Ptisan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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