zingiberaceous

zingiberaceous

(ˌzɪndʒɪbəˈreɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Zingiberaceae, a family of tropical aromatic plants that typically have fleshy rhizomes and flowers in spikes or clusters: includes ginger and the plants yielding turmeric and cardamom
[C19: via New Latin from zingiber ginger]
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