Zingiber officinale


Zingiber officinale
Ginger Gin"ger, n. [OE. ginger, gingever, gingivere, OF. gengibre, gingimbre, F. gingembre, L. zingiber, zingiberi, fr. Gr. ?; of Oriental origin; cf. Ar. & Pers. zenjeb[=i]l, fr. Skr. [,c][.r][.n]gav["e]ra, prop., hornshaped; ???ga horn + v["e]ra body.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Zingiber}, of the East and West Indies. The species most known is {Zingiber officinale}. [1913 Webster]

2. The hot and spicy rootstock of {Zingiber officinale}, which is much used in cookery and in medicine. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Zingiber Officinale — Rosco Ginger (E); Ajenjibre (C); Genegibre (S); . Cultivated and naturalized in Panama, the rootstocks are edible candied and are used in beverage and liquors. In Darien and the Choco, the tea of the roots id used for pains, and for colic in… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Zingiber officinale — noun tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root; source of gingerroot and powdered ginger • Syn: ↑common ginger, ↑Canton ginger, ↑stem ginger • Hypernyms: ↑ginger • Part Meronyms: ↑ginger, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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