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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.]
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(Brewing) a blackcurrant cordial
[C19: from French]
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crème de cas•sis

(ˌkrɛm də kæˈsis, ˌkrim)
a liqueur flavored with black currants.
[< French: literally, cream of black currant]
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[kæˈsiːs] Ncassis m
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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.
It is a unique product, nobody else in this country makes cassis, most make blackcurrant liqueur, which is slightly different.
"Cassis put up a brave performance to be beaten by only a nose, a length and a neck," the trainer said.
Cassis won the Group 3 Tattersalls-sponsored Oaks trial at York in May but disappointed last Saturday when only sixth behind Russian Rhythm in the Vodafone Nassau Stakes at Goodwood.
Cassis had run below expectations in the Fred Darling Stakes at Newbury, and her participation at York was in part a trial for an American campaign.
William, who received a kidney transplant in France and treatment for cancer, added: "Cassis is a member of my family and is always there for me.
The Foreign Minister Cassis expressed concern at situation in Kashmir and urged both sides to exercise restraint.
The foreign minister stated this in a telephonic conversation with Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis of Switzerland, a Foreign Office press release said.
Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis of Switzerland today to brief him on the current situation in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 8, 2019-: Ignazio Cassis visits Swiss projects in cyclone-stricken Mozambique
IT WOULD take a "miracle" for Switzerland and the European Union to clinch a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted cross-border share trading and strained bilateral ties, Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis said.