anise oil


anise oil
noun or aniseed oil
1. : a colorless or pale yellow essential oil obtained from the dried fruits of anise and used as a flavoring agent and as a carminative

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anise oil,
the essential oil obtained from aniseed, the source of many important chemical derivatives, also used in absinthe and in medicines.

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  • star anise oil — stär n a fragrant essential oil obtained from the dried fruit of a tree of the genus Illicium (I. verum) and used chiefly as a flavoring agent, expectorant, and carminative called also anise oil …   Medical dictionary

  • star anise oil — noun or star aniseed oil : a fragrant essential oil obtained from star aniseed and used chiefly as a flavoring agent, expectorant, and carminative called also anise oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anise — Taxobox name = Anise image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Pimpinella species = P. anisum binomial = Pimpinella anisum binomial authority = L. [http://cougar …   Wikipedia

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  • oil of anise. — See under aniseed. Also called anise oil, aniseed oil. [1860 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • anise — The fruit of Pimpinellla anisum (family Umbelliferae); an aromatic and carminative resembling fennel. * * * an·ise an əs n an herb (Pimpinella anisum) of the family Umbelliferae having carminative and aromatic seeds also ANISEED * * * an·ise… …   Medical dictionary

  • anise — anisic /euh nis ik/, adj. /an is/, n. 1. a Mediterranean plant, Pimpinella anisum, of the parsley family, having loose umbrels of small yellowish white flowers that yield aniseed. 2. aniseed. [1350 1400; ME anis < OF < L anisum < Gk ánison] * * * …   Universalium

  • oil — An inflammable liquid, of fatty consistency and unctuous feel, which is insoluble in water, soluble or insoluble in alcohol, and freely soluble in ether. Oils are variously classified as animal …   Medical dictionary