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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ginger \Gin"ger\, noun [OE. ginger, gingever, gingivere, OF. gengibre, gingimbre, F. gingembre, L. zingiber, zingiberi, fr. Gr. ?; of Oriental origin; cf. Ar. & Pers. zenjeb[imac]l, fr. Skr. [,c][.r][.n]gav["e]ra, prop., hornshaped; ???ga horn + v["e]ra body.]

1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Zingiber}, of the East and West Indies. The species most known is {Zingiber officinale}.

2. The hot and spicy rootstock of {Zingiber officinale}, which is much used in cookery and in medicine.

{Ginger ale} (a) a soft drink flavored with ginger and carbonated. (a) See {ginger beer}, below.

{Ginger beer} or {Ginger ale}, a mild beer impregnated with ginger.

{Ginger cordial}, a liquor made from ginger, raisins, lemon rind, and water, and sometimes whisky or brandy.

{Ginger pop}. See {Ginger ale} (above).

{Ginger wine}, wine impregnated with ginger.

{Wild ginger} (Bot.), an American herb ({Asarum Canadense}) with two reniform leaves and a long, cordlike rootstock which has a strong taste of ginger.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange- brown color; "a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes"; "a ginger kitten" [syn: {ginger}, {gingery}]


1: perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems

2: dried ground gingerroot [syn: {ginger}, {powdered ginger}]

3: pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery [syn: {ginger}, {gingerroot}]

4: liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep" [syn: {pep}, {peppiness}, {ginger}]


1: add ginger to in order to add flavor; "ginger the soup"

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