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- n. Illicium anisatum, an evergreen Chinese shrub of the magnolia family, with aromatic seeds; Chinese anise; star anise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An evergreen Chinese shrub of the Magnolia family (Illicium anisatum), and its aromatic seeds; Chinese anise; star anise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fruit of Illicium anisatum, the Chinese anise-tree.
French badiane, from Persian بادیان (bâdiyân), بادیانه (bâdiyâne). (Wiktionary)
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