tisane

noun ti·sane \ ti-ˈzan , -ˈzän \

Definition of tisane

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

Recent Examples of tisane from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tisane.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

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


Medical Dictionary

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

Learn More about tisane


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tisane? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to dancing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!