Asafoetida

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asafoetida

The fetid gum resin or inspissated juice of a large umbelliferous plant (Ferula asafoetida) of Persia and the East India. It is used in medicine as an antispasmodic. ... Alternative forms: assafoetida. ... Origin: Asa + L. Foetidus fetid. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Asafoetida

• (n.) The fetid gum resin or inspissated juice of a large umbelliferous plant (Ferula asafoetida) of Persia and the East Indies. It is used in medicine as an antispasmodic.
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Asafoetida

Asafoetida or asafetida (Ferula assa-foetida) ə is the dried latex (gum oleoresin) exuded from the rhizome or tap root of several species of Ferula, a perennial herb that grows 1 to 1.5 m tall. The species is native to the deserts of Iran, mountains of Afghanistan, and is mainly cultivated in nearby India. As its name suggests, asafoetida has a f...
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Asafoetida

A spice used in India and the Middle East for cooking or as a condiment to be sprinkled over food after it has been cooked. It has a bitter taste and a pungent aroma similar to garlic and truffles.
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Asafoetida

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Asafoetida

Derived from a plant resin and used mainly as an anti flatulent in dishes with beans and lentils..
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