Definition of anise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • anise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 5 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • anise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 6 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of anise

  • liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. anise seed
    2. aniseed

  • native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. anise plant
    2. pimpinella anisum

See definition of anise in Merriam Webster