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
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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.
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.
Just a bit of the same old aniseed was what he used.
The oil produced by a process of steam extraction, is substituted for European aniseed in commercial drinks.
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A police officer answered the door to Yummy Yummy, which sells Victorian-style sweets such as lemon bonbons, kola cubes, aniseed balls and apple laces, but referred queries to Scotland Yard.
The extracts of other aniseed plants enhance the freshness and bring their contribution to the complexity of the product.
Aniseed plait | (makes 1 loaf) Ingredients: | 2tsp whole aniseed, bruised | 500g strong white flour | 2tsp easy-blend yeast | 3tbsp sugar | 1tsp salt | 250 ml milk, warmed | 50g stick butter, melted and cooled | 1 egg, lightly beaten | 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg and pinch of ground mace Method: | To bruise the aniseed, put the seeds in a mortar and bang them with a pestle.
Raki is a traditional alcoholic drink made with aniseed.