[an-uh-set, -zet, an-uh-set, -zet]
a cordial or liqueur flavored with aniseed.

1830–40; < French, short for anisette de Bordeaux. See anise, -ette Unabridged
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anisette (ˌænɪˈzɛt, -ˈsɛt)
a liquorice-flavoured liqueur made from aniseed
[C19: from French; see anise, -ette]

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Word Origin & History

"liqueur flavored with aniseed," 1837, from Fr. Anisette de Bordeaux, from dim. of anis (see anise).
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Example sentences
On a plywood buffet table sat platters of fried chicken and sliced watermelon, and bottles of anisette.
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