Epazote

Fresh bunch of mexican epazote herb on wooden background

Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides

Synonyms:
Mexican Tea
Epazote (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Spanish epazote, from Classical Nahuatl epazōtl.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛpəˈzoʊteɪ/

Noun

epazote (plural epazotes)

  1. A pungent herb used in Latin-American cooking and tea making, and in folk medicine; Dysphania ambrosioides.

Synonyms

  • (Dysphania ambrosoides): wormseed, Jesuit's tea, Mexican tea, payqu (paico), herba sancti Mariae, Jerusalem oak, drug wormseed

Translations

References

  • epazote at OneLook Dictionary Search

Spanish

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