Definitions for tisanetɪˈzæn, -ˈzɑn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ti•sanetɪˈzæn, -ˈzɑn(n.)

  1. a decoction of herbs usu. drunk for medicinal purposes.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tisane:

1930–35; < F, OF < L (p)tisana pearl barley, barley and water < Gk ptisánē, akin to ptíssein to husk grain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tisane(noun)

    infusion of e.g. dried or fresh flowers or leaves

Wiktionary

  1. tisane(Noun)

    A medicinal drink made from barley soaked in water

  2. tisane(Noun)

    Any infusion or drink, especially medicinal or curative, made by steeping in hot water; a herbal tea

  3. Origin: From ptisane, tisane, from πτισάνη.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tisane(noun)

    see Ptisan

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