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five–spice powder

noun \ˈfīv-ˈspīs-\

: a mixture of spices that is used in Chinese cooking

Full Definition of FIVE-SPICE POWDER

:  a blend of spices typically including anise, pepper, fennel, cloves, and cinnamon that is used in Chinese cooking

First Known Use of FIVE-SPICE POWDER

1970

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