meaning of Anis

Anis meaning in Names Dictionary

Variant associated with the Greek Agnes,bad, pure, or chaste. St. Agnes ended up being a 3rd century Christian martyr whose January 21st feast time is explained in Keats' poem 'The Eve of St Agnes'.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female

Anis meaning in Cooking Dictionary

[Spanish] Anise; little, elongated seed from the anise plant that tastes like licorice; the anise plant is an associate for the carrot family members.

Anis - Spanish to English

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Anis - German to English

aniseed [flavouring]

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  • anise [Pimpinella anisum]
  • sweet cumin [Pimpinella anisum]
  • aniseed brandy
  • Anisian

Anis - French to English

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