What is another word for anise?

Pronunciation: [ˈanɪs] (IPA)

Anise, a plant with a sweet fragrance, is commonly used in cooking and natural remedies. While anise is the most commonly used name for this plant, it has several synonyms. One of the most popular is fennel, which is often used interchangeably with anise but has a slightly milder flavor. Another synonymous term is licorice root, which has similar properties and is often used in herbal remedies. Other synonyms for anise include aniseed, sweet cumin, and Pimpinella anisum. These terms may be useful when searching for ingredients or specific remedies that call for anise but may be labeled under a different name.

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What are the hypernyms for Anise?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Anise?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Anise?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Anise?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Anise

How should he perceive, amid this tithe-paying of mint, and anise, and cummin, the weightier matters which were left undone?
"Desperate Remedies"
Thomas Hardy
When I reflected that by them and their devoted riders our civilization had been assimilated to that of the mother-country in its finest expression, and another tie added to those that bind us to her through the language of Shakespeare and Milton; that they had tamed the haughty spirit of the American farmer in several parts of the country so that he submitted for a consideration to have his crops ridden over, and that they had all but exterminated the ferocious anise-seed bag, once so common and destructive among us, I was in a fit mood to welcome the bars and hurdles which were now set up at four or five places for the purposes of the high-jumping.
"Short Stories and Essays From "Literature and Life""
William Dean Howells
When Moschus lamented that the mallow, the anise, and the parsley had a fresh birth every year, whilst we men sleep in the hollow earth a long, unbounded, never-waking sleep, he told us what your modern materialist tells us, and he re-echoed the lamentation which, long before Greece had a literature at all, had been heard beneath Chaldean stars and along the mud-banks of the Nile.
Theodore Watts-Dunton

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