Definición de asafoetida en inglés:

asafoetida

Saltos de línea: asa|foe¦tida
Pronunciación: /ˌasəˈfiːtɪdə
 
, -ˈfɛt-/
(US asafetida)

sustantivo

1 [mass noun] A fetid resinous gum obtained from the roots of a herbaceous plant, used in herbal medicine and Indian cooking.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A variety of flavoured saunf (fennel seeds), fruity breath-fresheners and indigenous Indian spices like asafoetida and amchur come at Rs.40 for a 100 gm packet.
  • Apparently, he doesn't like using garlic in his food… so he uses this spice called asafetida, which is really stinky and looked like Chinese medicine powder to me.
  • No plant now known from Libya or N. Africa produces a resin that resembles asafoetida.
2A Eurasian plant of the parsley family, from which asafoetida gum is obtained.
  • Ferula assa-foetida, family Umbelliferae

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin, from asa (from Persian azā 'mastic') + foetida (see fetid).

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