Illicium

a 'fishing rod-like' appendage on the head, usually a modified dorsal fin spine
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Illicium

[n] - anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leaves
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Illicium

Il·li'ci·um noun [ So called, in allusion to its aroma, from Latin illicium an allurement.] (Botany) A genus of Asiatic and American magnoliaceous trees, having star-shaped fruit; star anise. The fruit of Illicium anisatum is used as a spice in India, and its oil is largely ...
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illicium

<botany> A genus of Asiatic and American magnoliaceous trees, having star-shaped fruit; star anise. The fruit of Illicium anisatum is used as a spice in India, and its oil is largely used in Europe for flavoring cordials, being almost identical with true oil of anise. ... Origin: So called, in allusion to its aroma, from L. Illicium an allure...
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Illicium

• (n.) A genus of Asiatic and American magnoliaceous trees, having star-shaped fruit; star anise. The fruit of Illicium anisatum is used as a spice in India, and its oil is largely used in Europe for flavoring cordials, being almost identical with true oil of anise.
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Illicium

(from the article `Illiciales`) The family Illiciaceae has one genus, Illicium, with 42 species of shrubs and trees having evergreen, aromatic leaves and bisexual flowers, the inner ...
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illicium

(from the article `paracanthopterygian`) ...the larvae occur in surface waters, gradually descending to deeper waters as they grow older. The females of the deep-sea anglers are from three ...
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Illicium

Illicium is a genus of eastern Asiatic and North American evergreen shrubs, belonging to the natural order Magnoliaceae. The plants of this genus are called aniseed-trees, from their fine aromatic scent. The fruit of Illicium anisatum (Chinese anise) is the star-anise of cooking. Illicium religiosum is a Japanese species, held sacred by the Japanes...
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illicium

Type: Term Pronunciation: il-lis′ē-ŭm Definitions: 1. Chinese or star anise, the dried fruit of Illhicium verum (family Magnoliaceae), an evergreen shrub or small tree of southern China; used as a stimulating carminative.
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Illicium

Illicium is a genus of flowering plants treated as part of the family Schisandraceae, or alternately as the sole genus of the Illiciaceae. It is has a disjunct distribution, with most species native to eastern Asia and several in parts of North America, including the southeastern United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. General common names inclu...
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