Complete Definition of "pastille"

see|Pastille
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English
Pronunciation
IPA|/pæs.Ëtil/
SAMPA|/p{s."til/

Etymology
The sweets are named after Italian confectioner Giovanni Pastilla who made them for w:Marie de Medici|Marie de Medici.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A soft flavoured candy.
  2. A medicinal pill, originally compressed herbs. A throat pastille is a large candy-like lozenge, which, when sucked, releases oils to soothe a sore throat and sometimes vapors to help unblock the nose or sinuses.
  3. A small granular half Spheroid piece of material.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A soft flavoured candy.
  2. A medicinal pill, originally compressed herbs. A throat pastille is a large candy-like lozenge, which, when sucked, releases oils to soothe a sore throat and sometimes vapors to help unblock the nose or sinuses.
  3. A small granular half Spheroid piece of material.

Translations
trans-top|soft flavoured candy
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trans-top|medicinal pill
German: Pastille f
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trans-top|small granular half Spheroid piece of material
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External links
wikipedia w:List of foods named after people#P|List of foods named after people#P


Category:English eponyms

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