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

  • n. A seasoning used especially in Chinese cooking, consisting of ground cinnamon, cloves, star anise, fennel seed, and Szechuan peppercorns.

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  • n. a ground mixture of five varieties of spice used in Chinese, East Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine

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