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tisane

Line breaks: ti¦sane
Pronunciation: /tɪˈzan
 
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Definition of tisane in English:

noun

A herb tea.
Example sentences
  • Elderflowers have been made into teas or tisanes in Europe and by N. American Indians, largely for medicinal use and especially as an antidote against colds.
  • On crisp spring days I often make a tisane or a rose tea, take it into the garden and wrap myself in a big warm blanket.
  • There are espressos, cappuccinos, mochaccinos, lattés, teas, tisanes and a wide assortment of more exotically flavoured coffee-based potions that would definitely put a little motion in your ocean, if you know what I mean.

Origin

1930s: from French.

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