Epazote meaning

ĕpə-zōtĕ
The pungent leaves of the wormseed plant, used as a seasoning in Mexican cooking.
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American wormseed (see wormseed; esp., the aromatic leaves of this plant used as an herb in Mexican cooking.
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A pungent herb used in Latin-American cooking and tea making, and in folk medicine; Dysphania ambrosioides.
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Origin of epazote

  • American Spanish from Nahuatl epazotl epatl skunk tzotl filth (from its smell)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish epazote, from Classical Nahuatl epazōtl.

    From Wiktionary