pastille

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

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pastille (plural pastilles)

  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.

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Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 18:56