Zingiber


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zingiber

(ˈzɪndʒɪbə)
n
(Plants) a member of the Zingiber genus of 85 species of tropical plants with bright green leaves and yellow-green flowers and of which one species is the ginger plant
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Noun1.zingiber - tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: gingerZingiber - tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Zingiberaceae, ginger family, Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
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