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an·ise

(an'is),
The fruit of Pimpinellla anisum (family Umbelliferae); an aromatic and carminative resembling fennel.

an·ise

(an'is)
(Pimpinella anisum) An herbal extract that is marketed in many different forms. Unconfirmed uses include as a therapeutic agent in asthma, gastrointestinal disorders, and some forms of neurologic disease. Dangerous reactions have been reported.
[L. anisum, fr. G. anēson,]

an·ise

(an'is)
Fruit of Pimpinellla anisum; an aromatic and carminative resembling fennel.
[L. anisum, fr. G. anēson,]
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Khan mentioned that even before taking of notice by the Prime Minister, the embassy had been taking care of Anis, who was admitted to a private hospital in Jakarta.
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