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  • n. Dated form of anethole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A substance obtained from the volatile oils of anise, fennel, etc., in the form of soft shining scales; -- called also anise camphor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chief constituent (C10H12O) of the essential oils of anise and fennel. It exists in two forms, one a solid at ordinary temperature (anise-camphor or solid anethol), the other a liquid (liquid anethol).

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