Definition of Pimpinella anisum
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.
Terms within: Anise, Anise Seed, Aniseed
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pimpinella, Pimpinella
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Literary usage of Pimpinella anisum
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1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"Anise (pimpinella anisum). FIG. 476. Anise. Cross section, enlarged, 1 Spanish or Italian; 2 German or (MOELLER.) Russian. (MOELLER. ..."
2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1854)
"ANISE, pimpinella anisum—a. Star, Illicium anisatum, I. Floridanum—a. ... see pimpinella anisum. ANISI SEMINA, soo pimpinella anisum. ..."
3. Materia medica, pharmacy, pharmacology and therapeutics by William Hale-White (1892)
"Oleum anisi may be distilled from this as well as from pimpinella anisum. OLEUM ANISI. ... That from the pimpinella anisum soli' between 50° and 60° F.; ..."