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(countable and uncountable) The seed-like fruit of the anise, used in baking and in the flavouring of liqueurs such as ouzo.
anise + seed
A tasty aniseed flavored herb for salads, cheese and egg dishes.
The country around is flat and fertile, producing much wine, dates, oranges, oil, saffron and aniseed.
Dogs like aniseed, so you could include some aniseed in a dog cushion.
You can use the star aniseed and cinnamon stick to decorate the cake if you like.
Personally, I like these cakes highly spiced and use at least 1 dessertspoon aniseed and 1-2 tablespoons cumin.
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