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Licorice vs. Anise

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Licoricenoun

(countable) The plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, or sometimes in North America the related American Licorice plant Glycyrrhiza lepidota.

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.

Licoricenoun

(uncountable) A type of candy made from that plant's dried root or its extract.

Anisenoun

(US) Fennel

Licoricenoun

A black colour, named after the licorice.

Anisenoun

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

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Licoricenoun

A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (Glycyrrhiza glabra), the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much used in demulcent compositions.

Anisenoun

The fruit or seeds of this plant.

Licoricenoun

The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a confection and for medicinal purposes.

Anisenoun

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

Licoricenoun

deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots

Anisenoun

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

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Licoricenoun

a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant

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.

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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