"anises" in the noun sense
1. anise, anise plant, Pimpinella anisum
native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
2. anise, aniseed, anise seed
liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
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