sagapenum

noun sag·a·pe·num \ ˌsagəˈpēnəm \

Definition of sagapenum

plural -s
: a bitter yellowish or brownish oleo-gum-resin of strong odor derived from plants of the genus Ferula and formerly used similarly to asafetida and galbanum

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Origin and Etymology of sagapenum

Latin, from Greek sagapēnon, a plant (Ferula persica), sagapenum


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