A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ANISE

Sun, 12 Jun '22
Fennel-like flavoring
Sun, 15 May '22
Pastis flavorer
Sat, 18 Dec '21
Flavor similar to fennel
Mon, 11 Oct '21
Licoricelike flavoring
Fri, 11 Jun '21
Absinthe flavoring