Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. countable and uncountable The seed-like fruit of the anise, used in baking and in the flavouring of liqueurs such as ouzo.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it.
- n. liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
- anise + seed (Wiktionary)
“He'd soak small pieces of meat in aniseed oil and stick them in his pockets.”
“Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which isn't half so interesting as a commonplace whiskey and soda, but which, I am told, has the recommendation of being ten times as wicked.”
“Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which is”
“A friend of mine recntly made one of these, but with some kind of aniseed liqueur? in it.”
“The manufacturers suspect it is because they contain aniseed which is also apparently a key ingredient of Tamiflu.”
“Add pistachios, jalapeño chiles, garlic, 1½ teaspoons salt, aniseed and 2 cups chicken stock.”
“Although in theory the aniseed flavour should pair perfectly with seafood, in this instance it adds a distracting sweet herby note that spoils the zesty partnership between garlic and clam.”
“Springerle will keep, stored in an airtight container, scattered with crushed aniseed, for 6-8 weeks.”
“Sputum, the tar of frequent No6s, catarrh, Spangles slivers and the reddish dye of aniseed balls gave the splotches the look of abstract expressionist artworks.”
“And, besides, they didn't do their regular tricks for aniseed.”
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