Meaning of anise

an•ise

Pronunciation: (an'is), [key]
— n.
  1. a Mediterranean plant, Pimpinella anisum, of the parsley family, having loose umbrels of small yellowish-white flowers that yield aniseed.
  2. aniseed.
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