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 (ăn′ĭ-sĕt′, -zĕt′)
A liqueur flavored with anise.

[French, diminutive of anis, anise, from Old French; see anise.]


(ˌænɪˈzɛt; -ˈsɛt)
(Brewing) a liquorice-flavoured liqueur made from aniseed
[C19: from French; see anise, -ette]


(ˌæn əˈsɛt, -ˈzɛt, ˈæn əˌsɛt, -ˌzɛt)

a liqueur flavored with aniseed.
[1830–40; < French, short for anisette de Bordeaux.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anisette - liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
anise seed, aniseed, anise - liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal


[ˌænɪˈzet] Nanisete m, anís m
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The nurses knew me and celebrated my admissions and discharges with anisette.
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An Anisette demi glaze covered the chop, which was served with mixed vegetables and mashed potato.
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I recommend the sensitive traveler, if he goes to Algiers, drink anisette under the archway around the harbor, go to La Pecherie in the morning and eat freshly-caught fish grilled on charcoal stoves; listen to Arab music in the little cafe on the rue de la Lyre .
All these delicacies were arranged in military order, having all along, every other ten inches, a carafe of Dragasani yellow wine, decanters of red wine from the vineyards of the Bistrita monastery, bottles of Eastern wines of various colours and flavours--there were also demijohns with Chios anisette and Corinth liqueur.
The dance completed, Zorah made a slow circuit of the patio; some offered her small glasses of anisette with which she wet her lips; others suspended from her ears garlands of jasmine flowers strung on a cord; others, more generous, placed on her forehead, her cheeks, her breast, her arms, or on whatever part of her they most admired, small pieces of gold that stayed on from sweat.
At a meyhane, you, the visitor, are bound to be introduced to the national drink, raky, a dry Turkish version of the anisette that is common in the Mediterranean region.