Definition of Anise plant

1. Noun. Native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery.

Exact synonyms: Anise, Pimpinella Anisum
Terms within: Anise, Anise Seed, Aniseed
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pimpinella, Pimpinella



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anise Plant

anionotropies
anionotropy
anions
aniracetam
aniridia-Wilms' tumor syndrome
anis
anisakiasis
anisakid
anisakis
anisaldehyde
anisate
anise
anise cookie
anise hyssop
anise plant (current term)
anise tree
aniseed
aniseeds
aniseedy
aniseikonia
aniseikonias
aniseikonic
anises
anisette
anisette de Bordeaux
anisettes
anisic
anisic acid
anisic acids

Literary usage of Anise plant

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1. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"... other esters and apparently a few alcohols, which is also a rare occurrence. Aniseed oil, oleum anisi (Anisol, G.; essence d'anis, F.) The anise plant, ..."

2. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"Pigeons," I said, " are very fond of the odor of the anise-plant, and, if we rub the edges of the pigeon-holes with oil from the anise-seed, ..."

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