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Anet \An"et\, n. [F. aneth, fr. L. anethum, Gr. 'a`nhqon. See Anise.] The herb dill, or dillseed.


n. The herb dill, or dillseed.


Anet is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France. It is situated between the rivers Eure and Vègre, northeast of Dreux by rail.

It possesses the remains of a magnificent castle, the Château d'Anet built in the middle of the 16th century by Henry II for Diana of Poitiers. Near it is the plain of Ivry-la-Bataille, where Henry IV defeated the armies of the Catholic League in 1590.

The opening scene of the James Bond's movie "Thunderball" has been shot in Anet.

Anet (disambiguation)

Anet is a commune in France.

Anet may also refer to:

  • Canadian born singer/songwriter Annette Ducharme
  • Game developer ArenaNet (commonly shortened to ANet)
  •, aviation website and discussion forum
  • Air Nippon Network (commonly shortened to A-net)
  • Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament (ANET)
  • The ticker symbol for Arista Networks on the New York Stock Exchange

Usage examples of "anet".

She still must follow citizen Anet as the feminine pronoun follows the masculine, or as a verb agrees with its nominative case in number and in person.

But with what a lordly freedom from all obligation does citizen Anet, representative of this nobility of sex, accept the allegiance!

Nevertheless it is a good piece of travel, and anyone who will undertake it will see Louviers and will pass Anet, where the greatest work of the Renaissance once stood, and will go through lonely but rich pastures until at last he gets to Chartres by the right gate.

Diane had fallen ill and had retired to her beautiful chateau of Anet which enhanced the beauty of the valley of the Eure and which Philibert Delorme had helped her to make one of the most magnificent examples of architecture in the country.

Mary wanted to know if there was any news from Anet, but under the eyes of the Queen, she dared not ask.

With the ageing mistress sick at Anet some said dyingthat tension must increase.