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1 The Pinpinella anisum of Linnæus.
2 It is still used in some countries as a seasoning with which bread and pastry are powdered.
3 See B. xiv. c. 28.
4 See B. xix. cc. 48 and 62: also B. xxvii. c. 97.
5 This and the next statement are utterly fabulous.
6 "Unconquerable." from the Greek ἀ, "not," and νικάω, "to conquer." Fée thinks that the word is a diminutive of "anisum." which, according to some persons, is a derivative from "anysun." the Arabic name of the plant. Dioscorides gives the name "anicetum" to dill, and not to anise.
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