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five–spice powder

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noun \ˈfīv-ˈspīs-\

Simple Definition of five–spice powder

  • : a mixture of spices that is used in Chinese cooking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of five–spice powder

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

1970

First Known Use of five–spice powder

1970

Rhymes with five–spice powder


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