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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 asa·foet·i·da /ˌæsəˈfɪtədɪ, ˈfɛtədə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·a·fet·i·da, As·a·fœt·i·da  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. [Written also assafoetida.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste
          and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic [syn: asafetida]