Definitions

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  • n. The seed-like fruit of the anise, used in baking and in the flavouring of liqueurs such as ouzo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The seed of the anise. See anise.
  • n. See anisette.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors

Etymologies

anise +‎ seed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He'd soak small pieces of meat in aniseed oil and stick them in his pockets.

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  • 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.

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  • Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which is

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  • A friend of mine recntly made one of these, but with some kind of aniseed liqueur? in it.

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  • The manufacturers suspect it is because they contain aniseed which is also apparently a key ingredient of Tamiflu.

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  • Add pistachios, jalapeño chiles, garlic, 1½ teaspoons salt, aniseed and 2 cups chicken stock.

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  • 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.

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  • Springerle will keep, stored in an airtight container, scattered with crushed aniseed, for 6-8 weeks.

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  • 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.

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  • And, besides, they didn't do their regular tricks for aniseed.

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