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Middle English anis from Old French from Latin anīsum from Greek annēson, annīson
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἄνισον (anison).
Kumquat in Spiced Syrup with Cloves, Cinnamon, and Star Anise - A citrus cousin, this unexpected treat can be used in a variety of ways.
Occasionally, you will also find gingerbread recipes that incorporate cinnamon cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, or anise for an added boost of flavor.
You may also see herbs that have anti-spasmodic properties, such as star anise and fennel.
Give your filet an Asian kick with a spice rub made from Sichuan peppercorns, ground anise, salt, Chinese five-spice powder, and ground ginger.
Many types of licorice candy sold in the United States are flavored with anise, which doesn't contain glycyrrhizic acid.
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