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an·ise

 (ăn′ĭs)
n.
1. An annual, aromatic Mediterranean herb (Pimpinella anisum) in the parsley family, cultivated for its seedlike fruits and the oil obtained from them.
2. The seedlike fruit of this plant, used to flavor foods, liqueurs, and candies. Also called aniseed.

[Middle English anis, from Old French, from Latin anīsum, from Greek annēson, annīson.]

anise

(ˈænɪs)
n
(Plants) a Mediterranean umbelliferous plant, Pimpinella anisum, having clusters of small yellowish-white flowers and liquorice-flavoured seeds. See aniseed
[C13: from Old French anis, via Latin from Greek anison]

an•ise

(ˈæn ɪs)

n.
1. a Mediterranean plant, Pimpinella anisum, of the parsley family, having loose umbrels of small yellowish white flowers that yield aniseed.
[1350–1400; Middle English anis < Old French < Latin anīsum < Greek ánīson]
a•nis•ic (əˈnɪs ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anise - native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookeryanise - native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
anise seed, aniseed, anise - liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.anise - liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
anise cookie - cookie made without butter and flavored with anise seed
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
ouzo - a Greek liquor flavored with anise
absinth, absinthe - strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
anisette, anisette de Bordeaux - liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
pastis - similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
Pernod - (registered trademark) a liqueur flavored with anise
anise, anise plant, Pimpinella anisum - native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
Translations
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Distillers often use other herbs and spices as well, green anise and fennel being the most common additions.
He pointed out that mixing olive oil with green anise helps regulate heartbeats, with the garlic for the treatment of asthma, atherosclerosis, blood pressure, with juniper plant for treating diabetes, with coriander for treating indigestion and gout and mixing olive oil with lavender is good for the intestines, indicating that using it in many Syrian foods such as salads and others is very useful.
Besides the grand wormwood's principle flavoring, you will often find star anise, green anise, aniseed, sweet fennel and mint, and sometimes eucalyptus, sage (salvia), lemon balsam, hyssop, basil, tarragon, meadow sweet, badiane, vervain and stinging netles.