Definition of aniseed
: the seed of anise often used as a flavoring in liqueurs and in cooking
Recent Examples of aniseed from the Web
Another must-try is the roasted wheat with aniseed and hazelnut for dessert, which goes perfectly with one of the kitchen’s non-alcoholic drinks, such as apple juice kefir or green tea kombucha.
This aniseed-flavored spirit is usually sipped slowly over long meals, but it can also be chased (or co-sipped)i with şalgam suyu, a complex elixir made of pickled red carrots, turnips, and spices, and fermented in wooden barrels.
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Origin and Etymology of aniseed
Middle English anis seed, from anis + seed
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of aniseed for English Language Learners
: the seed of the anise plant
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