What does anise mean?

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ˈæn ɪsanise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anise, anise plant, Pimpinella anisum(noun)

    native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery

  2. anise, aniseed, anise seed(noun)

    liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors

Wiktionary

  1. anise(Noun)

    An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds, which are used as a spice. Has a licorice scent.

  2. Origin: anis, from anisum, from ἄνισον.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anise(noun)

    an umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds

  2. Anise(noun)

    the fruit or seeds of this plant

  3. Origin: [OE. anys, F. anis, L. anisum, anethum, fr. Gr. 'a`nison, 'a`nhqon.]

Freebase

  1. Anise

    Anise, Pimpinella anisum, also called aniseed, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia. Its flavor has similarities with some other spices, such as star anise, fennel, and liquorice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anise

    an′is, n. an umbelliferous plant, the aromatic seeds of which are used in making cordials. The anise of Matt. xxiii. 23 (Gr. anēthon) is properly the dill.—ns. An′iseed; Anisette′, a cordial or liqueur prepared from anise seed. [Gr. anison.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Anise

    an umbelliferous plant, the seed of which is used as a carminative and in the preparation of liqueurs.

Anagrams for anise »

  1. IESNA, Siena

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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