epazote

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noun ep·a·zote \ˈe-pə-ˌzōt\

Definition of epazote

  1. :  wormseed b; also :  the fresh or dried pungent-smelling leaves of wormseed used especially in Mexican cooking

Origin and Etymology of epazote

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl epazōtl


First Known Use: 1848


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