an·e·sone | \ˈanəˌsōn\
plural -s

Definition of anesone 

: an anise-flavored liqueur often added to black coffee

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of anesone

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anesone

origin unknown

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anesone

Statistics for anesone

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anesone

The first known use of anesone was in 1907

See more words from the same year

Comments on anesone

What made you want to look up anesone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


required by fashion, etiquette, or custom

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!