cassis


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cas·sis

 (kə-sēs′)
n.
1. A syrup made from black currants.
2. Crème de cassis.

[French, from Middle French, from Old French cassie, casse, cassia, senna, from Latin casia, cassia, aromatic tree of the genus Cinnamomum; see cassia.]

cassis

(kɑːˈsiːs)
n
(Brewing) a blackcurrant cordial
[C19: from French]

crème de cas•sis

(ˌkrɛm də kæˈsis, ˌkrim)
n.
a liqueur flavored with black currants.
[< French: literally, cream of black currant]
Translations

cassis

[kæˈsiːs] Ncassis m
References in classic literature ?
But the room seemed a palace to the brats of the corps de ballet, who were lodged in common dressing-rooms where they spent their time singing, quarreling, smacking the dressers and hair-dressers and buying one another glasses of cassis, beer, or even rhum, until the call-boy's bell rang.
Vinalba Reservado Cabernet Malbec Merlot 2010, Argentina (PS10, Sainsbury's ): Touches of elegance to the structured plum, raspberry and blackberry fruit, it's brushed with spice and cocoa with a lick of cassis on the velvety smooth mouthfeel.
Vinalba Reservado Cabernet Malbec |Merlot 2010, Argentina (PS10, Sainsbury's) An impressive, big-shouldered red with touches of elegance to the structured plum, raspberry and blackberry fruit, it's brushed with spice and cocoa with a lick of cassis on the velvety smooth mouthfeel.
Cassis most recently served as CEO at Sun Resorts Ltd.
The McPherson family is one of the pioneers of the modern Texas wine industry; aged 18 months in French oak, it is fruit-forward in style, with subtle touches of cassis and black fruit.
This dry wine features a nose of black raspberry, cassis, and hints of roasted coffee beans and mint.
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Eating out in France can be expensive but we found a real bargain in Cassis - a fisherman's menu at the aptly-named La Poisonnerie, coming in at 19euros each for authentic French fish soup followed by freshly barbecued seabass.
Despite the economic climate, the number of stands at this year's event, staged on October 24-25, remains the same as in previous years and includes 15 newcomers including Jo Hilditch, who will be bringing her awardwinning British cassis to the festival.
Cassis manages to carefully balance the coverage of the banking sector and stock markets throughout.
A plush wine with classic cassis, dark choco late, a touch of cedar, and fine tannins.