Etymology: The sweets are named after Italian confectioner Giovanni Pastilla who made them for w:Marie de Medici, Marie de Medici.
- A soft flavoured candy.
- 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.
- A small granular half Spheroid piece of material.
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