Anisakis An·i·sa·kis (ān’ĭ-sā’kĭs)
A genus of nematodes that includes many common parasites of marine mammals and marine fish-eating birds.
a colorless, oily, aromatic liquid, the para form of C 8 H 8 O 2 , having a vanillalike odor: used chiefly in the manufacture of cosmetics and perfume, and as an intermediate in organic synthesis.
full of life, action, or spirit; lively; vigorous: an animated debate on the death penalty. made or equipped to move or give the appearance of moving in an animallike fashion: animated puppets. containing representations of animals or mechanical objects that appear to move as real ones do: an animated window display. to give life to; […]
the aromatic seed of anise, the oil of which (anise oil, aniseed oil, oil of anise) is used in the manufacture of anethole, in medicine as a carminative and expectorant, and in cookery and liqueurs for its licoricelike flavor. Historical Examples We were anxious, too, to taste the national drink, which has the alias of […]
- Anise camphor