noun. the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic.
Example sentences of the word asafetida
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you're familiar with Middle Eastern or Indian dishes and spices, you may have heard of asafetida.
Go Herbal Remedies recommends taking asafetida with clarified butter after frying both, accompanied by a glass of buttermilk or soup.