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Definition 1: liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for anise in the sense of this definition

(anise is a kind of ...) something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts

(... is part of anise) native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery

(... is made of the substance anise) cookie made without butter and flavored with anise seed

(... is made of the substance anise) a Greek liquor flavored with anise

(... is made of the substance anise) strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise

(... is made of the substance anise) liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed

(... is made of the substance anise) similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood

(... is made of the substance anise) (registered trademark) a liqueur flavored with anise

Definition 2: native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for anise in the sense of this definition

(anise is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(anise is a part of ...) liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors

(... is a member of anise) anise

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