Meaning of “pastille” in the English Dictionary

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pastille
noun [ C ]

uk




/ˈpæs.təl/
us




/pæsˈtiːl/


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a type of small round sweet that can be sucked or chewed :

a throat pastille (= for people with a cough or a sore throat )
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Sweets

  • almond paste

  • barley sugar

  • bitter chocolate

  • bittersweet chocolate

  • boiled sweet

  • confectioner

  • confectionery

  • cotton candy

  • dark chocolate

  • dolly mixture

  • jujube

  • licorice

  • liquorice

  • lollipop

  • lolly

  • sherbet

  • stick of rock

  • sweetie

  • sweetmeat

  • sweety

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(Definition of “pastille” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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But now we are forbidden by others even to export fruit pastilles to the rest of the world.
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Fruit pastilles are a convenient and simple model system for use in part of the study.
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Ambroxol is available as syrup, tablets, pastilles, dry powder sachets, inhalation solution, drops and ampules as well as effervescent tablets.
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Various substances, be they of medicinal nature or for flavour can be put into pastille forms.
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In 1927, the company began to market its fruit gums, and its pastilles from 1928, in the now familiar tube packaging.
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The starch and gum also reduces the rate in which the pastille dissolves and moderates the amount of active substances delivered at a time.
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The candies are sugar- and calorie-free pastilles with the major ingredient being gum arabic.
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The larger packets containing 100 pastilles are only available in mint, spearmint and mild fresh mint.
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An old advert for the product from the 1980s has recently been revived, featuring a child daring a basketball player to not chew on a pastille.
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Translations of “pastille”

 

  • in Chinese (Traditional)
  • in Malay
  • in Chinese (Simplified)
  • in Spanish
  • in Indonesian
  • in Vietnamese
  • in Thai

  • 糖片…

  • pastil…

  • 糖片…

  • pastilla…

  • pastiles…

  • thuốc trị viêm họng…

  • ยาอม…

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