Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The pungent leaves of the wormseed plant, used as a seasoning in Mexican cooking.

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  • noun A pungent herb used in Latin-American cooking and tea making, Dysphania ambrosioides.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[American Spanish, from Nahuatl epazotl : epatl, skunk + tzotl, filth (from its smell).]

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From Spanish epazote, from Classical Nahuatl epazōtl.

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