Ptisan

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ptisan

1. A decoction of barley with other ingredients; a farinaceous drink.

2. (Science: medicine) An aqueous medicine, containing little, if any, medicinal agent; a tea or tisane.

Origin: L. Ptisana peeled barley, barley water, Gr, from to peel, husk; cf. F. Ptisane, tisane.

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