sagapenum

noun
sag·​a·​pe·​num | \ ˌsagəˈpēnəm \
plural -s

Definition of sagapenum

: 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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History and Etymology for sagapenum

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

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“Sagapenum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sagapenum. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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