- a variety of anisette made especially in Spain and Latin America.
Origin of anis
- any of several black, tropical American cuckoos of the genus Crotophaga, having a compressed, bladelike bill.
Origin of ani
- variant of aniso- before a vowel.
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Contemporary Examples of anis
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July 12, 2013
Historical Examples of anis
Anise (anis; Pimpinella Anīsum), an annual plant of the nat.
As for the handling of myself, I hard it anis weill devysit.
Anis took up his position on the empty3013 earthen pot, and the grandma commenced a story to amuse the little children.
But the succeeding laugh very soon was frightful: it was Anis, who fell asleep during the recital of his grandmother.
It was called Great Friday, and on that day such as entered the sanctuary of Anis received plenary indulgence.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)
- any of several gregarious tropical American birds of the genus Crotophaga: family Cuculidae (cuckoos). They have a black plumage, long square-tipped tail, and heavily hooked bill
Word Origin for ani
black bird of the cuckoo family, 1829, from Spanish or Portuguese ani, from Tupi.