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1. anise

noun. ['ˈænəs'] native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • genus Pimpinella
  • anise plant
  • anise seed
  • Pimpinella anisum
  • Pimpinella

Etymology

  • anis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • anisum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Anise

  • mcmanus
  • mcmannis
  • mcmanis
  • marianas
  • johannes
  • pianists
  • yanis
  • vanous
  • vaness
  • janice
  • anas

How do you pronounce anise?

Pronounce anise as ˈænəs.

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Sentences with anise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Spray them with eucalyptus oil or anise oil, which cats dislike.

2. anise-scented

adjective. smelling of anise.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

3. anise

noun. ['ˈænəs'] liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors.

Synonyms

  • anise plant
  • pastis
  • Pimpinella anisum
  • flavouring
  • seasoner
  • ouzo
  • flavourer
  • anise cookie
  • flavorer
  • flavoring
  • seasoning
  • anisette
  • Pernod
  • anisette de Bordeaux
  • anise seed
  • absinthe
  • absinth

Etymology

  • anis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • anisum (Latin)
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