/an"euh thohl'/, n. Chem., Pharm.
a white, crystalline powder, C10H12O, having a sweet taste, obtained from anise or fennel oils or synthesized: used chiefly in perfumes, dentifrices, flavoring, synthesis of anisaldehyde, and in medicine as an antiseptic and carminative. Also called anise camphor.
[1860-65; < Gk áneth(on) dill, anise + -OLE2]

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