Definition of epazote in English:

epazote

noun

  • A tall herbaceous plant native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico, used as a pungent culinary herb and vegetable in Mexican cooking and to make a herbal tea.

    Dysphania ambrosioides, family Chenopodiaceae; formerly called Chenopodium ambrosioides

Origin

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl.

Pronunciation

epazote

/ˈɛpəzəʊt/