Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A liqueur flavored with anise.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cordial or liqueur prepared from the seed of the anise. Sometimes called aniseed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A French alcoholic liqueur flavored with anise

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

  • noun liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, diminutive of anis, anise, from Old French; see anise.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Borrowed from French anisette, from anis +‎ -ette.

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