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anisette

[ an-uh-set, -zet, an-uh-set, -zet ]
/ ˌæn əˈsɛt, -ˈzɛt, ˈæn əˌsɛt, -ˌzɛt /
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noun

a cordial or liqueur flavored with aniseed.

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Origin of anisette

1830–40; <French, short for anisette de Bordeaux.See anise, -ette
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anisette
/ (ˌænɪˈzɛt, -ˈsɛt) /

noun

a liquorice-flavoured liqueur made from aniseed

Word Origin for anisette

C19: from French; see anise, -ette
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