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 dīgestīvus digestive from dīgestus past participle of dīgerere to disperse, separate ; see digest .
- A beverage consumed after eating, so-called because it is presumed to aid digestion.