[ US /ˈænəˌsid/ ]
[ UK /ˈænɪsˌiːd/ ]
  1. liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
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How To Use aniseed In A Sentence

  • From aniseed balls, butter Brazils and Grays tea cakes, to chocolate Turkish delight, sherbets and rhubarb and custard, the list of taste bud-tickling treats on sale is endless.
  • And should all of those fail, there's the local pastis, served with ice and a carafe of water, an aniseed-flavoured wonder.
  • Her senses sharpened, pupils expanding, nostrils keen to the scent of aniseed. CHAMELEON
  • A heavy little cast-iron pan with one of the hessian napkins folded around the handle contained a fistful of gorgeous, buoyant prawns that had been cooked off in arrack to leave a heady aniseed whisper in the flesh.
  • As in many countries of the region, the favoured drink is the strong aniseed flavoured spirit, Arak, which I have to admit goes well with the many mixed dishes of the ‘Mezze’.
  • His claim to have cured gastralgia by appositions of powder of red rose, coral and mastic, wormwood and mint, aniseed and nutmeg, is certainly not to be borne out, but he also had other systems, and often he cured, because he possessed the science of simples, which is now lost. Là-bas
  • The manufacturers suspect it is because they contain aniseed which is also apparently a key ingredient of Tamiflu. Whitehaven News headlines
  • But unless you've got someone to guide you safely back to your welcoming bed, steer clear of the local hooch - ouzo - the Greek spirit flavoured with aniseed consumed diluted with water.
  • Smooth and very drinkable, this delivers subtle notes of aniseed, liquorice, spice and lemon peel.
  • Its fine, ferny foliage smells of aniseed when crushed, and the panicles of seed heads last through until the autumn when the finches will eat them.
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