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

[French, diminutive of anis, anise, from Old French; see anise.]
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(ˌænɪˈzɛt; -ˈsɛt)
(Brewing) a liquorice-flavoured liqueur made from aniseed
[C19: from French; see anise, -ette]
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(ˌæn əˈsɛt, -ˈzɛt, ˈæn əˌsɛt, -ˌzɛt)

a liqueur flavored with aniseed.
[1830–40; < French, short for anisette de Bordeaux.]
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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
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[ˌænɪˈzet] Nanisete m, anís m
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