anise hyssop


Definition of anise hyssop

: a North American herb (Agastache foeniculum) with an odor like fennel

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First Known Use of anise hyssop

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anise hyssop

probably so called from the aromatic nature of its seeds

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“Anise hyssop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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