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tisane

[ti-zan, -zahn; French tee-zan] /tɪˈzæn, -ˈzɑn; French tiˈzan/
noun, plural tisanes
[ti-zanz, -zahnz; French tee-zan] /tɪˈzænz, -ˈzɑnz; French tiˈzan/ (Show IPA)
1.
(italics) French. aromatic or herb-flavored tea.
2.
Obsolete. a ptisan.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < French
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British Dictionary definitions for tisane

tisane

/tɪˈzæn/
noun
1.
an infusion of dried or fresh leaves or flowers, as camomile
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Latin ptisana barley water; see ptisan
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Word Origin and History for tisane
n.

1931, from French tisane; earlier ptisan (14c.), from Latin ptisana, from Greek ptisane "crushed barley," related to ptissein "to winnow" (see pestle).

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