aniseed


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an·i·seed

 (ăn′ĭ-sēd′)
n.
See anise.

[Contraction of Middle English anis sed : anis, anise; see anise + sed, seed; see seed.]

aniseed

(ˈænɪˌsiːd)
n
1. (Cookery) the liquorice-flavoured aromatic seeds of the anise plant, used medicinally for expelling intestinal gas and in cookery as a flavouring, esp in cakes and confections. Also called: anise
2. (Medicine) the liquorice-flavoured aromatic seeds of the anise plant, used medicinally for expelling intestinal gas and in cookery as a flavouring, esp in cakes and confections. Also called: anise

an•i•seed

(ˈæn əˌsid, ˈæn ɪsˌsid)

n.
the aromatic seed of anise, the oil of which is used in medicine as a carminative and expectorant, and in cooking for its licoricelike flavor.
[1350–1400; Middle English anece seed]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aniseed - 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
anýz
anisfrø
AnisAnissamen
anis
anis
ánizsánizsmag
アニシード
아니스의 열매
anisanisfrö
เทียนสัตตบุศย์
hạt hồi

aniseed

[ˈænɪsiːd]
A. N (= flavour) → anís m; (= seed) → grano m de anís
B. CPD aniseed ball Nbolita f de anís

aniseed

[ˈænɪsiːd]
nanis m
modif [flavour] → d'anis; [drink, sweet] → à l'anis

aniseed

n (= seed)Anis(samen) m; (= flavouring)Anis m; (= liqueur)Anislikör m

aniseed

[ˈænɪsiːd] nsemi mpl di anice

aniseed

يَانْسُون anýz anisfrø Anis γλυκάνισο anís anis anis anis anice アニシード 아니스의 열매 anijszaad anisfrø anyż semente de anis анисовое масло anisfrö เทียนสัตตบุศย์ anason hạt hồi 大茴香
References in classic literature ?
Just a bit of the same old aniseed was what he used.
Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which isn't half so interesting as a commonplace whiskey and soda, but which, I am told, has the recommendation of being ten times as wicked.
I walked into the doctor's yard this morning, and shot my syringe full of aniseed over the hind wheel.
Monsieur Defarge's olfactory sense was by no means delicate, but the stock of wine smelt much stronger than it ever tasted, and so did the stock of rum and brandy and aniseed.
I think they must have been taken out at random, for I am sure I tasted aniseed water, anchovy sauce, and salad dressing.
Fisherman's Friend spokesman Rob Metcalfe told trade magazine The Grocer: "Aniseed in its natural form is one of the key ingredients in Tamiflu and our Aniseed Lozenges.
She claims flames swept towards her and friends Alison Blowers and Emma Cart, all 27, when a barman lit the glasses of the aniseed spirit.
From old-fashioned cinder toffee and cherry lips to ABC letters and aniseed balls, Sweets of Yesteryear offers a range of temptations.
Meze Bakes are a Greek tortilla chip--ideal for dipping--and come in two flavours in 110g bags: original Cretan barley and wild aniseed.
The Ouzo brands - a range of aniseed flavoured white spirit drinks - are to be sold by Diageo's spirits and wine unit, United Distillers and Vintners, to Italian drinks firm Campari for an undisclosed price.
In this version, the fruit and raisin nose leads into a liquorice and aniseed opening and finishes with smooth flavours of plum and other dark fruit.
She claims flames swept towards her and friends Alison Blowers and Emma Cart, all 27, when a barman barman lit the glasses of the aniseed spirit.