Synonyms and Antonyms for star-anise

1. star anise (n.)

anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine

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2. star anise (n.)

small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative

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3. star anise (n.)

small shrubby tree of Japan and Taiwan; flowers are not fragrant

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4. anise (n.)

native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery

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6. star (n.)

someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

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7. star (v.)

feature as the star

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8. star (n.)

any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night

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10. star (adj.)

indicating the most important performer or role

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