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 Plant namehiṅgu
 Latin nameFerula asafoetida L. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Ferula asa-foetida Spreng.
 Sanskrit namehiṅgu
 Hindi namehiṃg, hiṃgu, hīṃg
 Bengali namehiṅ, hiṃ
 Tamil nameperuṅkāyam, kāyam
 Malayalam namekāyam, peruṅkāyam, karikkāyam
 English nameAsafoetida, Asafetida, Devil's dung, Stinking gum, Giant fennel
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 1298)
hiGgu m. Ferula Asa Foetida Buddh. BhP.; n. a fluid or resinous substance prepared from the roots of the Asa Foitida (used as a medicine or for seasoning) MBh. Hariv. Suśr. &c.

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