American ginseng

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Noun1.American ginseng - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginsengAmerican ginseng - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
genus Panax, Panax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
ginseng - aromatic root of ginseng plants
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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I have come from a lady's work-box,' said Darning-needle, 'and this lady was a cook; she had five fingers on each hand; anything so proud as these fingers I have never seen
With all my heart," said the tailor; and drawing his hand from under his cloak he showed five caps stuck upon the five fingers of it, and said, "there are the caps this good man asks for; and by God and upon my conscience I haven't a scrap of cloth left, and I'll let the work be examined by the inspectors of the trade.
and the ostentatious clemency with which he had just now exhibited the same fat five fingers.
In fact with incredible rapidity and marvelous lucidity, Fouquet deciphered the largest papers and most complicated writings, correcting them, annotating them with a pen moved as if by a fever, and the work melting under his hands, signatures, figures, references, became multiplied as if ten clerks -- that is to say, a hundred fingers and ten brains had performed the duties, instead of the five fingers and single brain of this man.
The first day they covered thirty-five miles to the Big Salmon; the next day thirty-five more to the Little Salmon; the third day forty miles, which brought them well up toward the Five Fingers.
He has five fingers, he is a five-man like me," said the Ape-man.
First he will look over all his seals, and count them; then, when he has seen them and tallied them on his five fingers, he will go to sleep among them, as a shepherd among his sheep.
All her five fingers on her right hand were cut off and the left hand has remaining three fingers.
Kvitova sustained damage to the tendons in her left hand, along with injuries to all five fingers and two nerves, Tejkal added.
The same photo showed the left hand with five fingers.
Coach K cultivates the lion heart in kids from all over the country, from different cultures, backgrounds and circumstances, so they come together--"the fist," he calls it, comparing his team members to the five fingers of a hand.