anise plant


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anise plant - native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookeryanise plant - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
For cultivating of anise plant a warm sunny and dry autumn is ideal to meet economical yield and high quality of essential oil.
Due to the short growth cycle of anise crop and its flexible photoperiodic reaction, the anise plant seems to be well adapted to climate conditions of central Europe.
More than just a source of flavoring for sweets or liqueurs, the anise plant, Pimpinella sp.