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aniseed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Food
aniseedan‧i‧seed /ˈænəsiːd/ noun [uncountable]  HBPDFthe seeds of an anise plant, which are used in alcoholic drinks and in sweets
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aniseedAdd half the sesame seeds to the casserole with the tomatoes, peanuts, aniseed, cloves, pepper and stock.Elinor Fettiplace's recipe book of 1604 contains another Lenten delicacy - almond cakes which were sweetened with aniseed.
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