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Word Origin for asafoetida
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Example sentences from the Web for asafoetida
"Let me see how much asafoetida you've got," said Sneak, after they had walked a few moments in silence.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
It is generally a greasy stew of mutton, soaked with rancid butter and saffron, and seasoned with asafoetida.Mogreb-el-Acksa|R. B. Cunninghame Graham
They do not use asafoetida (hing) nor the fruit of the umar fig-tree.
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
His wry faces were from no indigestion, but from the savour of asafoetida, unrelieved by brandy.Feats on the Fiord|Harriet Martineau