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Cassid vs. Cassis

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Cassidnoun

(zoology) Any gastropod in the family Cassidae.

Cassisnoun

The blackcurrant plant, Ribes nigrum; the flavor of its berries

Cassisnoun

A liqueur made from these berries, especially crème de cassis.

‘Cassis and soda is a popular drink.’;

Cassisnoun

(chiefly US) A wine flavor note, suggesting the fruity and full-bodied characteristics of the fruit; mostly referred to as simply blackcurrant in the UK, where the fruit is common.

Cassisnoun

a syrupy blackcurrant liqueur produced mainly in Burgundy.

Cassisnoun

a wine produced in the region of Cassis, a small town near Marseilles.

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Cassis

Cassis (French pronunciation: ​[kasi]; Occitan: Cassís) is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, whose coastline is known in English as the French Riviera, in Southern France. In 2016, it had a population of 7,265.

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