asafoetida
noun see asafetida

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • asafoetida — (n.) alternative spelling of ASAFETIDA (Cf. asafetida) (q.v.); also see OE (Cf. oe) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Asafoetida — Hing redirects here. For other uses, see Hing (disambiguation). Asafoetida Ferula scorodosma syn. assafoetida Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Asafoetida — Asant Asant (Ferula asafoetida) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Asafoetida — Asafetida As a*fet i*da, Asafoetida As a*f[oe]t i*da, n. [Asa + L. foetidus fetid.] The fetid gum resin or inspissated juice of a large umbelliferous plant ({Ferula asaf[oe]tida}) of Persia and the East Indies. It is used in medicine as an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asafoetida — [ˌasə fi:tɪdə, fɛt ] (US asafetida) noun 1》 a fetid resinous gum obtained from the roots of a herbaceous plant, used in herbal medicine and Indian cooking. 2》 a plant of the parsley family, from which asafoetida is obtained. [Ferula assa… …   English new terms dictionary

  • asafoetida — dvokiančioji ferula statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Ferula assa foetida), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje (Irane). Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Ferula assa… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • asafoetida — kvapioji ferula statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Ferula foetida), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Ferula foetida angl. asafetida;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • asafoetida — n. (US asafetida) a resinous plant gum with a fetid ammoniac smell, formerly used in medicine, now as a herbal remedy and in Indian cooking. Etymology: ME f. med.L f. asa f. Pers. aza mastic + fetida (as FETID) * * * noun the brownish gum resin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • asafoetida — n. garlic smelling resin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asafoetida — as·a·foet·i·da …   English syllables

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