Anise

Dried Anise Seed or Aniseed in wooden bowl on white background.

Pimpinella anisum

Synonyms:
Aniseed
Anise (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English anys, borrowed from Old French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἄνισον (ánison), from Egyptian jnst.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈniːz/, (dated) /ˈæn.ɪs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æˈnis/, /ˈæn.ɪs/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /əˈnis/
  • Rhymes: -iːs, -iːz

Noun

anise (countable and uncountable, plural

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