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Anise vs. Aniseed

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Anisenoun

An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds, which are used as a spice. It has a licorice scent.

Aniseednoun

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

Anisenoun

(US) Fennel

Aniseednoun

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

Anisenoun

An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds.

Aniseednoun

liquorice-flavored seeds or oil used in cookies or cakes or pickles

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Anisenoun

The fruit or seeds of this plant.

Anisenoun

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

Anisenoun

liquorice-flavored seeds or oil used in cookies or cakes or pickles

Anisenoun

a Mediterranean plant of the parsley family, cultivated for its aromatic seeds which are used in cooking and herbal medicine.

Anisenoun

an Asian or American tree or shrub that bears fruit with an odour similar to that of aniseed.

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Anise

Anise (; Pimpinella anisum), also called aniseed or rarely anix, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia.The flavor and aroma of its seeds have similarities with some other spices, such as star anise, fennel, and liquorice. It is widely cultivated and used to flavor food, candy, and alcoholic drinks, especially around the Mediterranean.

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