HyperDic: asafetida

English > 1 sense of the word asafetida:
NOUNsubstanceasafetida, asafoetidathe brownish gum resin of various plants
English > asafetida: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic.
Synonymasafoetida
Broadernatural resinA plant exudate
Spanishasa fétida, asafétida, ferula assafoetida
Catalanasafétida, asafètida, assafètida

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