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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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References in classic literature ?
for ye pay tithe of mint, and anise, and cumin, and have omit- ted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith; these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
The Florida Bar's social media team caught wind of Love Your Lawyer Day shortly before it happened last year, and Anise said the visibility of the day skyrocketed thanks to theirs and other bar association's efforts.
Add vinegar, mustard, tomato ketchup, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, paprika, cloves, star anise, cinnamon and a grind of black pepper.
Most Lebanese arak producers import their anise -- the flowering plant that gives the drink its liquorice flavor -- from farms in Heeneh, just south of Damascus.
Once the broth is thick and the meat tender, add the black beans, star anise and annatto oil.
When you come across the cinnamon stick or star anise, remove them.
Add star anise, noodles and spring onions to water and cook for 5 mins until noodles soften.
The isomeric methylchavicol (estragol) accounts for 4 per cent of the oil composition; it possesses an anise like smell but lacks the sweetish taste.
This anise infused drink made from distilled grapes, which turns white when water is added, is part of the Levant's culinary heritage as a whole, and is an integral part of Lebanon's, which has the highest number of commercial producers and where villagers take pride in producing their own homemade -- or baladeh -- arak.
Cane is ruled by an ironfisted human-faery queen, Anise, who has been subjugating humans through mechanical weapons and a drug, "Sugar.
1 STAR anise is, literally, a star-shaped brown pod.