What does the word Asafoetida mean?

Usage examples for Asafoetida

  1. And, above all, the appetite for the novel was still eager, fresh, and not in the least sated, jaded, or arrived at that point when it has to be whetted by asafoetida on the plates or cigarettes between the courses. – The English Novel by George Saintsbury
  2. It smells of asafoetida and camphor, and looks like it had recently been tied around somebody's sore throat." – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  3. Phosphorus and sulphur are among its constituent elements, and, because of the latter, says Dr. Garrod after much observation, he regards Asafoetida as one of the most valuable remedies known to the physician. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  4. Nux Vomica, four ounces; Carbonate of Ammonia, four ounces; Asafoetida, four ounces. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek

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