Plant mentioned by Our Lord (Matthew 23:23) as subjected to tithe by the Pharisees; a mistranslation for dill, which was made originally in the Wyclif version and let pass since, as of no consequence, dill and anise being of the same parsley family.

MLA Citation

  • “anise”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2019. Web. 5 March 2021. <>