ginger nut
noun Date: 1842 British gingersnap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ginger nut — UK / US or ginger snap UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ginger nut : singular ginger nut plural ginger nuts Word forms ginger snap : singular ginger snap plural ginger snaps a type of biscuit that has a strong ginger flavour …   English dictionary

  • ginger nut — BrE ginger snap AmE n a hard ↑biscuit with ginger in it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ginger nut — noun a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger • Syn: ↑gingersnap, ↑ginger snap, ↑snap • Hypernyms: ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit • Hyponyms: ↑b …   Useful english dictionary

  • ginger nut — noun a) A biscuit containing powdered ginger and other spices b) A redhead, a ginger haired male …   Wiktionary

  • ginger nut — (also US ginger snap) noun Brit. a hard ginger flavoured biscuit …   English new terms dictionary

  • ginger nut — BrE ginger snap AmE noun (C) a hard biscuit (1) with ginger in it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ginger nut — n. gingersnap, ginger flavored cookie …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ginger snap — ginger nut UK / US or ginger snap UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ginger nut : singular ginger nut plural ginger nuts Word forms ginger snap : singular ginger snap plural ginger snaps a type of biscuit that has a strong ginger flavour …   English dictionary

  • ginger snap — noun a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger • Syn: ↑gingersnap, ↑snap, ↑ginger nut • Hypernyms: ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit • Hyponyms: ↑bra …   Useful english dictionary

  • ginger — n., adj., & v. n. 1 a a hot spicy root usu. powdered for use in cooking, or preserved in syrup, or candied. b the plant, Zingiber officinale, of SE Asia, having this root. 2 a light reddish yellow colour. 3 spirit, mettle. 4 stimulation. adj. of… …   Useful english dictionary

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