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anis

1

[ ah-nees ]

noun

  1. a variety of anisette made especially in Spain and Latin America.


anis-

2
  1. variant of aniso- before a vowel.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of anis1

< Spanish ( aceite de ) anís literally, oil of anise

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Example Sentences

Anis Shivani says the system dominated by executives, publicists, and agents needs to be torn down—to give control to readers.

It was called Great Friday, and on that day such as entered the sanctuary of Anis received plenary indulgence.

Anis are fairly abundant in southern Texas along the Rio Grande.

The anise (Pimpinella anisum) is largely cultivated in Spain, where it is known as anis.

Anise (anis; Pimpinella Anīsum), an annual plant of the nat.

Anis have bulky, short, very compressed beaks, surmounted by a slight and sharp crest.

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