Definition of Aniseed

1. Noun. Liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors.




Definition of Aniseed

1. n. The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it.

Definition of Aniseed

1. Noun. (countable and uncountable) The seed-like fruit of the anise, used in baking and in the flavouring of liqueurs such as ouzo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aniseed

1. the seed of the anise used as a flavoring [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aniseed

1. The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it. "Oil of aniseed." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aniseed

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

Literary usage of Aniseed

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"Oil of aniseed.—Anisic Series. (1274) The essential oils furnished by the seeds of Pimpinella anisum, or common anise, of the Anethum ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"By distilling aniseed with water, a slightly yellowish essential oil is obtained, ... This substance is called concrete oil of aniseed^ and its formula is ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"aniseed oil is colorless to pale yellow; it is liquid at a higher temperature, but on exposure to cold becomes thickly-fluid to solid. ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"It is called the aniseed Tree, from lu smell bearing a strong resemblance to that of ... The Florida aniseed Tree, red-flowered Anise-seed Tree, Hor. ..."

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