American wormseed (see wormseed, noun); esp., the aromatic leaves of this plant used as an herb in Mexican cooking
Origin of epazoteMexican Spanish from Nahuatl epaz?tl
- See wormseed.
- The pungent leaves of the wormseed plant, used as a seasoning in Mexican cooking.
Origin of epazoteAmerican Spanish from Nahuatl epazotl epatl skunk tzotl filth (from its smell)
- A pungent herb used in Latin-American cooking and tea making, and in folk medicine; Dysphania ambrosioides.
OriginSee also: épazote
From Spanish epazote, from Classical Nahuatl epazōtl.