Definition of tisane
: an infusion (as of dried herbs) used as a beverage or for medicinal effects
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Proust seems so full of food—crushed strawberries and madeleines, tisanes and champagne—
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Origin and Etymology 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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