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Noun: Pimpinella anisum
  1. Native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavouring in cookery
    - anise, anise plant

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Pimpinella, Pimpinella

Encyclopedia: Pimpinella anisum