Definitions for galingaleˈgæl ɪnˌgeɪl, -ɪŋ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. galingale, galangal, Cyperus longus(noun)

    European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galingale(noun)

    a plant of the Sedge family (Cyperus longus) having aromatic roots; also, any plant of the same genus

  2. Origin: [See Galangal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Galingale

    gal′in-gāl, n. the aromatic root of certain E. Indian plants of genera Alpinia and Kæmpferia, formerly much used in medicine and cookery: the tuber of Cyperus longus, of ancient medicinal repute: also the whole plant.—Also Galan′gal. [O. Fr. galingal—Ar. khalanjān—Chin. ko-liang-kiangKo, a Chinese province, liang, mild, and kiang, ginger.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galingale in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galingale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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