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Anisette   /ˌænəsˈɛt/   Listen

Liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed.  Synonym: anisette de Bordeaux.

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"Anisette" Quotes from Famous Books

... material, and sandals. He had long yellow hair and untrimmed chicken fluff grew casually about his face. A sombre genius, he used to paint dark writhing horrors of souls in pain, and in his hours of relaxation to drink litres of anisette. At first he disliked and scoffed at me because I was an Englishman, which grieved me sorely, for I regarded him as the greatest genius, save Paragot, of my acquaintance. I found him ten years afterwards a sous-chef de gare on ...
— The Beloved Vagabond • William J. Locke

... thing it is to drink!" she said in a whisper to her friend, to whom she then went on to say how years before she had drunk anisette with her mother at Plassans and how it had made her so very sick that ever since that day she had never been able to endure even the ...
— L'Assommoir • Emile Zola

... "Anisette, a liquor made from the oil of anise—from seeds of the anise plant. It is a stimulant, but we use it mainly as a condiment. If it is harmless for the Salariki it ought to be a bigger bargaining point ...
— Plague Ship • Andre Norton

Words linked to "Anisette" :   anisette de Bordeaux, anise, anise seed, cordial, aniseed, liqueur

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