HyperDic: anise

English > 2 senses of the word anise:
NOUNplantanise, anise plant, Pimpinella anisumnative to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
foodanise, aniseed, anise seedliquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
anise > pronunciation
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English > anise: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningNative to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery.
Synonymsanise plant, Pimpinella anisum
Member ofPimpinella, genus Pimpinellaanise
Partsanise, aniseed, anise seedliquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishanís, matalahúga, pimpinella anisum
Catalananís, matafaluga, pimpinella anisum, Pimpinella anisum
English > anise: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningliquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors.
Synonymsaniseed, anise seed
Part ofanise, anise plant, Pimpinella anisumNative to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
Broaderflavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoningSomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Substance ofPernod(registered trademark) a liqueur flavored with anise
absinth, absintheStrong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
anise cookiecookie made without butter and flavored with anise seed
anisette, anisette de Bordeauxliquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
ouzoA Greek liquor flavored with anise
pastisSimilar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
Spanishanís
Catalananís

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