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noun 
  1. An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds, which are used as a spice. Has a licorice scent.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: anijs
  • French: anis(fr)m
  • German: Anis
  • Spanish: aní­s(es)m
Etymology: Old French anis< Latin anisum< ancient Greek anison


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