digestif

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English[edit]

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Grappa is most often taken as a digestif

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French digestif. Doublet of digestive.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /daɪˈdʒɛstɪf/, /ˌdiːʒɛsˈtiːf/
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  • Hyphenation: di‧ges‧tif

Noun[edit]

digestif (plural digestifs)

  1. An alcoholic beverage consumed after eating, so called because it is presumed to aid digestion.
    Antonym: apéritif

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin dīgestīvus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

digestif m (plural digestifs)

  1. a digestive
  2. a digestif

Antonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation circa 1265, borrowed from Late Latin dīgestīvus.

Noun[edit]

digestif m (oblique plural digestis, nominative singular digestis, nominative plural digestif)

  1. a digestive (substance that aids digestion)

Adjective[edit]

digestif m (oblique and nominative feminine singular digestive)

  1. digestive (that aids digestion)

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