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n.1.Same as Asafetida.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One urchin shall hereafter be a doctor, and administer pills and potions, and stalk gravely through life, perfumed with assafoetida. Another shall wrangle at the bar, and fight his way to wealth and honors and, in his declining age, shall be a worshipful member of his Majesty's council.
Could you comprehend how the Romans stuffed their pheasants with assafoetida, and the Chinese eat swallows' nests?
In order to enhance the performance of my ovaries, I started eating the plant Ferula assafoetida (Stingingassa Asafetida).