Tisane, often spelled ptisan, is a beverage made of an infusion of dried herbs often used for medicinal purposes.(noun)
An example of a tisane is a herbal tea made of herbs and crushed barley.
See tisane in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < MFr: see ptisan
See tisane in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French, barley water
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin ptisana, tisana; see ptisan.
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