Definition of anisette in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌanɪˈzɛt


[mass noun]
  • A liqueur flavoured with aniseed.
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    • 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.


mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of anis 'anise'.

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