anise
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
anise(
uh
-
nis
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (herb)
a. el anís
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Anise is a key ingredient in my hot-spiced wine that I serve at Christmas.El anís es un ingrediente clave de mi vino caliente con especias que sirvo en Navidad.
2. (botany)
a. el anís
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The anise in the garden serves a dual purpose. It smells nice, and it attracts ladybugs that eat aphids.El anís en el jardín tiene un doble propósito: huele bien y atrae a las mariquitas que se alimentan de áfidos.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning