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One entry found for asafetida.
Main Entry: asaˇfetˇiˇda
Variant(s): or asaˇfoeˇtiˇda /secondarystressas-schwa-primarystressfet-schwad-schwa/
Function: noun
: a hard gum that has an unpleasant smell, comes from several Asian plants related to the carrot, is used in Indian cooking, and was once thought to prevent disease

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