from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A French licorice-flavored liqueur, usually drunk as an apéritif.
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- n. A liqueur containing aniseed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An anise-based liqueur similar to absinthe but yellowish in color and containing no wormwood.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
French, muddle, pastis, from Old Provençal pastitz, paste, pasty, from Vulgar Latin *pastīcium; see patisserie.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)