Definition of anisette in English:

anisette

Syllabification: an·i·sette
Pronunciation: /ˌaniˈset, -ˈzet
 
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noun

  • A liqueur flavored with aniseed.
    More example sentences
    • A number of licorice - flavored liqueurs such as anisette, pastis and ouzo are made with anise seed.
    • Both have a clean, bright and transparent colour with an intense, delicate and pure anisette aroma and concentrated anisette taste.
    • This deliciously deep fried pastry has dates, orange and lemon extract, anisette, chopped nuts, orange rind, and lemon rind.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of anis (see anise).

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