an after-dinner drink, as brandy or a liqueur
Origin of digestifFr, a digestive aid
An alcoholic drink taken at the end of a meal, often thought to aid digestion.
Origin of digestifFrench, digestive, digestif, from Latin d&imacron;gest&imacron;vus, digestive, from d&imacron;gestus, past participle of d&imacron;gerere, to disperse, separate; see digest.
- A beverage consumed after eating, so-called because it is presumed to aid digestion.