Definition of Pastis

1. Noun. Similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood.

Terms within: Anise, Anise Seed, Aniseed
Generic synonyms: Cordial, Liqueur



Definition of Pastis

1. Noun. A liqueur containing aniseed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pastis

1. a French liqueur [n -TISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pastis

pastillator
pastillators
pastille
pastilles
pastils
pastily
pastimes
pastina
pastinas
pastiness
pastinesses
pasting
pastings
pastirma
pastis (current term)
pastises
pastizzi
pastless
pastmaster
pastness
pastnesses
pastophori
pastophorus
pastor
pastorage

Literary usage of Pastis

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1. The Numismatic Circularby Spink & Son by Spink & Son (1908)
"... DE • pastis • F.); — Jesus Christ; 93 mill. (OPVS MATTHAEI • PASTI • VERONENSIS); — Timoteo Maftei, archbishop of Ragusa, y 47°; ..."

2. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1888)
"... ipsum Johannem de pratis suis pastis et de ... de pratis pastis non pertinet ad coronam Regis,5 ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the French Language: Crowned by the French Academy by Auguste Brachet (1882)
"... sm. a pasture common ; formerly pastis, ... becomes pastis by o = s, see § 129, then pâtis by loss of s, see § 148. ..."

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