Definitions for galingaleˈgæl ɪnˌgeɪl, -ɪŋ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gal•in•galeˈgæl ɪnˌgeɪl, -ɪŋ-(n.)

  1. any of numerous sedges of the genus Cyperus, esp. C.langus, having aromatic roots.

    Category: Plants

  2. Category: Plants

    Ref: galangal.

Origin of galingale:

1275–1325; ME < MF galingal, garingal < Ar khalanjān

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


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