Definition of tilleul in English:


Line breaks: til|leul
Pronunciation: /tɪˈjəːl/

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1A lime or linden tree.
1.1 [mass noun] A tea made from an infusion of the flowers of the lime or linden tree, originally used as a remedy for headache: we finished the meal with two cups of tilleul


mid 16th century: from French, from a diminutive form of Latin tilia 'linden'.

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