Definition of aniseed noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈænəsiːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈænəsiːd//
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the dried seeds of the anise plant, used to give flavour to alcoholic drinks and sweets/candy Word Origin late Middle English: from anise + seed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aniseed