Definition of tisane in English:


Syllabification: ti·sane
Pronunciation: /tiˈzan, -ˈzän


An herbal tea, consumed especially for its medicinal properties.
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  • Properly called tisanes, or herbal infusions, these aren't truly tea.
  • More explanations and monologues on things French follow (including useful tips on how to snag a red croc bag from Hermes, or to sweeten one's natural juices with a pot of tisane - herbal tea - before making love).
  • Huge international tea companies sell teas, tisanes and herbals in hip, socially conscious packages.


1930s: from French.

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