Race ginger
Race Race (r[=a]s), n. [OF. ra["i]z, L. radix, -icis. See {Radix}.] A root. ``A race or two of ginger.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Race ginger}, ginger in the root, or not pulverized. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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