from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A liqueur flavored with anise.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A French alcoholic liqueur flavored with anise
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cordial or liqueur prepared from the seed of the anise. Sometimes called aniseed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
It is National Anisette Day – anisette is anise liqueur and, while I’ve never had it, I’d probably like it, considering my obsession with black jelly beans.
The purchase brings Diageo local Turkish brands of vodka and gin, as well as Turkey's leading brand of raki, a national anisette spirit sometimes referred to as lion's milk.
In the mountains of Lebanon, where people still make their own wine and arak, kibbeh nayeh is washed down with a shot of the fiery anisette liqueur.
My mother picked up the wine and loaf of anisette dough she had left in order to come get me.
Bill left the room and my mother and I continued to roll the last of the anisette cookies.
She was rolling the last batch of anisette cookies.
But the move has raised hackles among some secularists in a country whose modern founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, was a renowned drinker of raki , the national anisette spirit.
While drinking anisette with Ernest Hemingway: Papa, why did you do it?
MasterChef capped its season like a fine espresso with a touch of anisette that tops off a meal: Its two-hour finale averaged 6.64 million viewers and 2.6 rating among 18-to-49-year-olds.
Naturally, one needs to wash down all that food with beer, wine or ouzou the grape and anisette-based drink that turns milky white when mixed with water and ice.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.