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stem ginger

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(Cookery) the choice pieces of the underground stem of the ginger plant, which are crystallized or preserved in syrup and eaten as a sweetmeat
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Noun1.stem ginger - tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent rootstem ginger - tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root; source of gingerroot and powdered ginger
gingerroot, ginger - pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
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