What does pastille mean?

Definitions for pastille
pæˈstil, -ˈstɪl; ˈpæs tɪlpastille

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cough drop, troche, pastille, pastilnoun

    a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat

Wiktionary

  1. pastillenoun

    A soft flavoured candy.

  2. pastillenoun

    A medicinal pill, originally compressed herbs. A throat pastille is a large candy-like lozenge, which, when sucked, releases oils to soothe a sore throat and sometimes vapors to help unblock the nose or sinuses.

  3. pastillenoun

    A small granular half spheroid piece of material.

  4. Etymology: The sweets are named after Italian confectioner Giovanni Pastilla who made them for Marie de Medici.

Wikipedia

  1. Pastille

    A pastille is a type of sweet or medicinal pill made of a thick liquid that has been solidified and is meant to be consumed by light chewing and allowing it to dissolve in the mouth. The term is also used to describe certain forms of incense.A pastille is also known as a troche, which is a medicated lozenge that dissolves like sweets.

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  1. pastille

    A pastille is a small flavored or medicated lozenge that is dissolved in the mouth. It is typically used for soothing the throat, controlling bad breath, or delivering medications through absorption in the mouth lining. Pastilles can also refer to a round sweet or candy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pastillenoun

    a small cone or mass made of paste of gum, benzoin, cinnamon, and other aromatics, -- used for fumigating or scenting the air of a room

  2. Pastillenoun

    an aromatic or medicated lozenge; a troche

  3. Pastillenoun

    see Pastel, a crayon

Wikidata

  1. Pastille

    Pastilles are a type of sweet or medicinal pill made of a thick liquid that has been solidified and is meant to be consumed by light chewing and allowing it to dissolve in the mouth. They are also used to describe certain forms of incense. A pastille is also known as a "troche", or a medicated lozenge that dissolves like candy.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pastille

    pas-tēl′, n. a small cone of charcoal and aromatic substances, burned either as incense, or as a means of diffusing an agreeable odour: a small aromatic confection: a paper tube containing a firework which causes a small wheel to rotate in burning: (art) the same as pastel—also Pas′til.—n. Pas′tillage.[Fr.,—L. pastillus, a small loaf.]

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  1. palliest

  2. stipella

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pastille in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pastille in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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