Definition of ferula in English:
1A tall large-leaved Eurasian plant of a genus that includes asafoetida and its relatives.
- Genus Ferula, family Umbelliferae
- It's made with ferula, horseradish and garlic extracts, which straighten hair and provide terrific thermal protection.
- Silphium has a big thick root, a stem as long as ferula and just about as thick, and a leaf (which they call maspeton) similar to celery; it has a flat fruit, rather leaf-like, called phyllon ‘leaf’.
late Middle English: from Latin, 'giant fennel, rod'.
Definition of ferula in:
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