from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A beverage made of yogurt and water and flavored with spices, fruit, or other ingredients.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A drink made with yoghurt diluted with water and flavoured with salt or fruit juice.


Hindi lassī, probably ultimately from Sanskrit rasaḥ, juice, liquid, milk.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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