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. He whiffed the compound of scents away, as he put down his smoked-out pipe.
I think they must have been taken out at random, for I am sure I tasted aniseed water, anchovy sauce, and salad dressing.
Here, for instance, there is savoury edged substance with hints of aniseed, vanilla and cocoa beneath the floral, black cherry and bramble fruit and bold acidity.
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On closer inspection, I detected a faint aniseed like aroma, which prompted me to perform the time-tested method to see if the plants were toxic or otherwise.
It includes turmeric, aniseed, fennel and cardamon and Maca is said to also increase the libido.
Packed with herbs and spices: turmeric, which is anti-inflammatory, cardamom, which boosts metabolism, and cleansing aniseed and fennel.
Absinthe bohemian is made without aniseed and is popular in European countries.
As the bomb dropped, the aniseed ball was dissolved by the water, sparking the explosion.