anisette

noun
an·​is·​ette | \ ˌa-nə-ˈset How to pronounce anisette (audio) , -ˈzet How to pronounce anisette (audio) \

Definition of anisette

: a usually colorless sweet liqueur flavored with aniseed

Examples of anisette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My only strong piece of advice is to use real absinthe, and not try to cheat it with anisette or something—yes, absinthe is expensive, but one bottle will make several hundred cocktails. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 7 Oct. 2021 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, 10 Nov. 2020 And then another, sometimes with a miniature of anisette. Rafael Alvarez, CNN, 27 Dec. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, 10 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of anisette

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anisette

French, from anis

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The first known use of anisette was in 1795

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“Anisette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anisette. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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