See also: Pastille
pastille (plural pastilles)
- A soft flavoured sweet/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.
- 2003, The Complete Drawing & Painting Course, →ISBN, page 201:
- Watercolors of professional quality come in small pastilles of dry pigment, in pans of semi-moist paint, or in tubes or bottles of liquid watercolor.
- A small cone of charcoal and aromatic substances, burned either as incense, or as a means of diffusing an agreeable odour.
- A paper tube containing a firework that causes a small wheel to rotate in burning.
- (art, obsolete) Alternative form of
- 1867, Indiana. State Board of Agriculture, Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture:
- Best specimen of fancy painting, pastille, Emily C. Dills, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- 1873, Annual Report of the State Board of Agriculture of the State of Missouri:
- Pastille, Crayon or Chalk on Photograph.
- 1913, University of Kansas, Bulletin - Volume 14, Issue 12 , page 35:
- Painting with water color, oil, or pastille, from still life.
- (medicinal pill): lozenge
soft flavoured candy
small granular half spheroid piece of material
- “pastille” in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press.
- pastille at OneLook Dictionary Search
pastille f (plural pastilles)
- (archaic) small roll of dough containing fragrant ingredients baked in order to perfume the air
- pastille, lozenge, drop (medicinal or candy)
- J'ai acheté des pastilles contre la toux.
- I bought some cough drops.
- lozenge-shaped figure in a design
- The conductive part of a printed circuit board that components are fixed to