- The definition of cassis is a thick liquid made from blackcurrants, or a tourist destination in France.
- An example of cassis is an ingredient used in the liquor Crème de Cassis, a popular after dinner drink from Burgundy.
- An example of Cassis is a commune east of Marseilles.
cassis definition by Webster's New World
- crème de cassis
- a drink made with this liqueur: vermouth cassis
- a syrup made from black currants
Origin: French origin, originally , black currant ; from Classical Latin cassia, cassia: the black currant was used as a substitute for cassia in medieval times
cassis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A Eurasian currant (Ribes nigrum) bearing black berries.
- A cordial made from the berries of this plant.
Origin: French, from Latin cassia, a kind of plant; see cassia.