Ginger

Definition of Ginger

Gin´ger
n.1.
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
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.

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