[ ah-nees ]
/ ˈɑ nis /
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a variety of anisette made especially in Spain and Latin America.
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Origin of anis
<Spanish (aceite de) anís literally, oil of anise
Other definitions for anis (2 of 2)
variant of aniso- before a vowel.
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How to use anis in a sentence
Anis Shivani says the system dominated by executives, publicists, and agents needs to be torn down—to give control to readers.5 Ways to Fix Book Publishing|Anis Shivani|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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)|Anatole France
Anis are fairly abundant in southern Texas along the Rio Grande.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies|Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
The anise (Pimpinella anisum) is largely cultivated in Spain, where it is known as anis.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2]|George Borrow
Anise (anis; Pimpinella Anīsum), an annual plant of the nat.
Anis have bulky, short, very compressed beaks, surmounted by a slight and sharp crest.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier