Medical Dictionary

ferula

play play
noun fer·u·la \ˈfer-(y)ə-lə\

Medical Definition of ferula

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of Old World plants of the carrot family (Umbelliferae) yielding various gum resins (as galbanum and asafetida)

  2. 2:  a plant of the genus Ferula


Learn More about ferula


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ferula? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a frightening dream

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!