aniseed

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noun ani·seed \ˈa-nə(s)-ˌsēd\

Definition of aniseed

  1. :  the seed of anise often used as a flavoring in liqueurs and in cooking

Origin and Etymology of aniseed

Middle English anis seed, from anis + seed


First Known Use: 14th century


ANISEED Defined for English Language Learners

aniseed

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noun ani·seed \ˈa-nə(s)-ˌsēd\

Definition of aniseed for English Language Learners

  • : the seed of the anise plant


Medical Dictionary

aniseed

noun ani·seed

Medical Definition of aniseed

  1. :  the seed of anise often used as a flavoring in liqueurs and in cooking

Variants of aniseed

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aniseseed

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