as·​a·​rum ˈas-ə-rəm How to pronounce asarum (audio)
capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Aristolochiaceae) that are native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, have pungent aromatic roots and dull-colored flowers, and include the wild ginger
: the dried rhizome and roots of wild ginger used as aromatic bitters and as a flavoring agent

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“Asarum.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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