five-spice powder
noun Date: 1970 a blend of spices typically including anise, pepper, fennel, cloves, and cinnamon that is used in Chinese cooking

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  • five-spice powder — /fuyv spuys /, n. a mixture of spices used esp. in Chinese cooking, usually including cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, pepper, and star anise. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • five-spice powder — /ˌfaɪv spaɪs ˈpaʊdə/ (say .fuyv spuys powduh) noun a mixture of spices used in Chinese dishes, consisting of star anise, clove, cinnamon, fennel, and Szechuan pepper …   Australian English dictionary

  • five-spice powder — /fuyv spuys /, n. a mixture of spices used esp. in Chinese cooking, usually including cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, pepper, and star anise. [1965 70] * * * noun [noncount] : a mixture of spices that is used in Chinese cooking …   Useful english dictionary

  • five-spice — «FYV SPYS», noun. a powdery mixture of five common spices, sold commercially. * * * (also five spice powder) n. a blend of five powdered spices, typically fennel seeds, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, and peppercorns, used in Chinese cuisine * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • five-spice — /ˈfaɪv spaɪs/ (say fuyv spuys) adjective of or relating to food seasoned with five spice powder: five spice melon seeds …   Australian English dictionary

  • five-spicepowder — five spice powder (fīvʹspīs ) n. A seasoning used especially in Chinese cooking, consisting of ground cinnamon, cloves, star anise, fennel seed, and Szechuan peppercorns. * * * …   Universalium

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