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 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 And then another, sometimes with a miniature of anisette. Rafael Alvarez, CNN, "The peace, insights and life-rescuing power of the rosary and other religious prayer beads," 27 Dec. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 The flavors include black lava sea salt, anisette and cinnamon clove. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020

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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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10 Feb 2021

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“Anisette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anisette. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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anisette

noun

English Language Learners Definition of anisette

: a sweet alcoholic drink that is flavored with aniseed

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