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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Liquorice-flavored seeds or oil used in cookies or cakes or pickles.

Usage examples (36)
  • He'd soak small pieces of meat in aniseed oil and stick them in his pockets.
  • A friend of mine recntly made one of these, but with some kind of aniseed liqueur? in it.
  • Just a bit of the same old aniseed was what he used.
  • Fennel essential oil has the same aniseed scent as the root. for more
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