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ptisan

[tiz-uh n, ti-zan] /ˈtɪz ən, tɪˈzæn/
noun
1.
a nourishing decoction, originally one made from barley, purported to have medicinal quality.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; < Latin ptisana < Greek ptisánē peeled barley, barley water; replacing Middle English tisane < French < Latin, as above
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ptisan

/tɪˈzæn/
noun
1.
grape juice drained off without pressure
2.
a variant spelling of tisane
Word Origin
C14: from Old French tisane, from Latin ptisana, from Greek ptisanē barley groats
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ptisan in Medicine

ptisan ptis·an (tĭz'ən, tĭ-zān')
n.
A medicinal infusion, such as sweetened barley water.

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