The seed-like fruit of the anise, used in baking and in the flavouring of liqueurs such as ouzo. (noun)
Examples of word aniseed
He'd soak small pieces of meat in aniseed oil and stick them in his pockets.
Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which isn't half so interesting as a commonplace whiskey and soda, but which, I am told, has the recommendation of being ten times as wicked.
A friend of mine recntly made one of these, but with some kind of aniseed liqueur? in it.
The manufacturers suspect it is because they contain aniseed which is also apparently a key ingredient of Tamiflu.