What does anise mean?

Definitions for anise
ˈæn ɪsanise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word anise.

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

How to say anise in sign language?

  1. anise

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

Images & Illustrations of anise

  1. aniseaniseanise

Popularity rank by frequency of use

anise#10000#50785#100000

Translations for anise

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for anise »

Translation

Find a translation for the anise definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these anise definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"anise." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 27 May 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/anise>.

Are we missing a good definition for anise? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for anise:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.