Definition of lassi in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlasi/


[mass noun]
A sweet or savoury Indian drink made from a yogurt or buttermilk base with water.
Example sentences
  • Sweetened tea, buttermilk, or lassi, a drink made from yogurt, rounds out the meal.
  • They make a swell supper, especially with a glass of mango lassi, the habit-forming yogurt drink, to go along.
  • Go ahead, give them up and instead, be natural and have flavoured milk, tender coconuts, butter-milk, lassi or plain water, the message exhorts.


From Hindi lassī.

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