perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
ginger, powdered gingernoun
dried ground gingerroot
pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery
pep, peppiness, gingeradjective
liveliness and energy
"this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"
(used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
"a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes"; "a ginger kitten"
add ginger to in order to add flavor
"ginger the soup"
To move gingerly.
a given name reserved for animals having ginger- or orange-coloured fur or feathers.
A female given name from English and nickname.
A male nickname.
A given name for animals having ginger- or orange-coloured fur or feathers.
Etymology: diminutive of Virginia, also from Latin Virgo (virgin or innocent individual. cf. Innocentius, the comparative form of the adjective innocent),.
a plant of the genus Zingiber, of the East and West Indies. The species most known is Z. officinale
the hot and spicy rootstock of Zingiber officinale, which is much used in cookery and in medicine
Etymology: [OE. ginger, gingever, gingivere, OF. gengibre, gingimbre, F. gingembre, L. zingiber, zingiberi, fr. Gr. ; of Oriental origin; cf. Ar. & Pers. zenjebl, fr. Skr. gavra, prop., hornshaped; ga horn + vra body.]
Ginger or ginger root is the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale, consumed as a delicacy, medicine, or spice. It lends its name to its genus and family. Other notable members of this plant family are turmeric, cardamom, and galangal. Ginger cultivation began in South Asia and has since spread to East Africa and the Caribbean.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jin′jėr, n. the root of a plant in the East and West Indies, with a hot and spicy taste, useful as a condiment or stomachic.—ns. Gingerade′, an aerated drink flavoured with ginger; Gin′gerbeer, an effervescent drink flavoured with ginger; Gin′gerbread, sweet bread flavoured with ginger; Gin′ger-cor′dial, a cordial made of ginger, lemon-peel, raisins, water, and sometimes spirits; Gin′gernut, a small cake flavoured with ginger and sweetened with molasses.—adj. Gin′gerous, like ginger.—ns. Gin′gerpop, weak gingerbeer; Gin′gersnap, a thin brittle cake spiced with ginger; Gin′ger-wine, a liquor made by the fermentation of sugar and water, and flavoured with various spices, chiefly ginger.—Gingerbread ware, or work, cheap and tawdry ornamental work.—Take the gilt off the gingerbread, to destroy the illusion. [M. E. gingivere—O. Fr. gengibre—L. zingiber—Gr. zingiberis—Sans. çriñga-vera—çriñga, horn, vera, shape.]
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U.S. National Library of Medicine
Deciduous plant rich in volatile oil (OILS, VOLATILE). It is used as a flavoring agent and has many other uses both internally and topically.
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Etymology and Origins
Red-haired people are said to be ginger because Guinevre, the Queen at the Court of King Arthur, had red hair.
The numerical value of ginger in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ginger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
You place the ginger in hot water and let it steep, like you would with a tea bag. Drinking ginger steeped in hot or cold water will give you some of the same health benefits as when you add it as a spice to your food or blended into a smoothie, another way to incorporate it into your diet is to add into soups.
Because they're critical and they can not close, they continued working, and they work side-by-side to do their jobs. But also just the nature of any manufacturing, any large employer where Mayor Ginger Nelson have thousands of employees showing up on certain shift times, they walk through the hallways together, they change in the same locker rooms together, they eat during their breaks or during lunch hour, they eat in the same cafeteria.
Ginger has brought immeasurable joy to my life especially in hard times or when I'm feeling down, i think it's wonderful that even with the chaos going on in the world, dogs and positivity can bring people together.
I'll be more interested in this (royal baby) because Harry is the cool one, ... he's the wild card, he's the ginger one.
Components found in ginger, such as galanolactone, may act via the central nervous system to affect serotonin levels and alleviate nausea, in fact, the compound acts on the same pathway as some common anti-nausea remedies.
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- gemmer, gemberAfrikaans
- زَنْجَبِيل, زنجبيلArabic
- gingebre, pèl-roigCatalan, Valencian
- zrzavý, zázvor, zázvorovýCzech
- τζίντζερ, πιπερόριζα, πυρρόν, πυρρόξανθο, ξανθοκόκκινος, ξανθοκόκκινο, πυρρόξανθοςGreek
- rouquin, gingembre, rousse, rouxFrench
- זנגביל, ג׳ינג׳ית, ג׳ינג׳יHebrew
- 生姜, 赤毛Japanese
- 生薑, 생강Korean
- лисест, ѓумбиров, лисеста, ѓумбирMacedonian
- rosse, ros, gemberDutch
- rudzielec, imbirowy, imbirPolish
- gengibre, ruivoPortuguese
- рыжий, имбирьRussian
- hrdzavá, zázvor, ryšavý, hrdzavý, ryšaváSlovak
- rdečkasta (barva), ingverSlovene
- rödtott, ingefäraSwedish
- kızıl, zencefilTurkish
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