Pas`teur's" flu"id(?). (Biol.) An artificial nutrient fluid invented by Pasteur for the study of alcoholic fermentation, but used also for the cultivation of bacteria and other organisms. It contains all the elements of protoplasm, and was originally made of the ash of yeast, some ammonia compound, sugar, and water.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Pas*tic"ci*o(?), n. [It., fr. pasta. See Paste.] 1. A medley; an olio. [R.] H. Swinburne.
(Fine Arts) (a) A work of art imitating directly the work of another artist, or of more artists than one. (b) A falsified work of art, as a vase or statue made up of parts of original works, with missing parts supplied.
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