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
anise, aniseed, anise seed(noun)
liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
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.
Origin: anis, from anisum, from ἄνισον.
an umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds
the fruit or seeds of this plant
Origin: [OE. anys, F. anis, L. anisum, anethum, fr. Gr. 'a`nison, 'a`nhqon.]
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
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
an umbelliferous plant, the seed of which is used as a carminative and in the preparation of liqueurs.
The numerical value of anise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of anise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- anís, matafalugaCatalan, Valencian
- γλυκάνισος, άνισον, άνισοGreek
- anisruoho, anisFinnish
- adas manisIndonesian
- anice, anaceItalian
- 八角, アニスJapanese
- анасон, разијанеMacedonian
- anison, anasonRomanian
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