Origin of asafetida
Examples from the Web for asafoetida
Some take it up like a hot horseshoe, and hold it off at arm's length like a druggist pouring tincture of asafoetida in a bottle.Heart of the West|O. Henry
Saffron, asafoetida, and the gum ammoniac plant, are indigenous in parts of it.
His wry faces were from no indigestion, but from the savour of asafoetida, unrelieved by brandy.Feats on the Fiord|Harriet Martineau
Asafoetida, jaggery and other articles are then given, not to the mother but to the father.
Other products are manna, suffron, asafoetida and other gums.