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|Noun||1.||genus Zingiber - 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