five-spice powder

noun \ ˈfīv-ˈspīs- \

Definition of five-spice powder

:a blend of spices typically including anise, pepper, fennel, cloves, and cinnamon that is used in Chinese cooking

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First Known Use of five-spice powder

1970


FIVE-SPICE POWDER Defined for English Language Learners

five-spice powder

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Definition of five-spice powder for English Language Learners

  • : a mixture of spices that is used in Chinese cooking


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