lassi

[ las-ee, luhs-ee ]

noun
  1. an Indian beverage of yogurt or buttermilk, water, and spices, often with the addition of fruit or sweetener.

Origin of lassi

1
First recorded in 1875–80; from Hindi lassī, probably ultimately from Sanskrit rasaḥ “juice, liquid”

Words Nearby lassi

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How to use lassi in a sentence

  • Antonio lassi was cowed, and dared not give his answer at all.

    The Making of a Saint | William Somerset Maugham

British Dictionary definitions for lassi

lassi

/ (ˈlæsɪ) /


noun
  1. a cold drink made with yoghurt or buttermilk and flavoured with sugar, salt, or a mild spice

Origin of lassi

1
from Hindi

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