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[an-uh-seed, an-is-seed] /ˈæn əˌsid, ˈæn ɪsˌsid/
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.
the liquorice-flavoured aromatic seeds of the anise plant, used medicinally for expelling intestinal gas and in cookery as a flavouring, esp in cakes and confections Also called anise
late 14c., a contraction of anise seed (n.).
noun 1. See under 1 . [keyd] /keɪd/ noun 1. a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade) used in treating skin diseases. /keɪd/ noun 1. a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown […]
- Oil of cloves
noun 1. another name for clove oil
noun 1. holy oil used in baptism, the ordination of a cleric, the coronation of a sovereign, or in the consecration of a church.
noun 1. an essential oil distilled from lavender flowers, especially Lavandula angustifolia and L. stoechas, and used in perfumery.