from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of ginkgo.
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- n. The Ginkgo biloba, a tree native to East Asia having fan-shaped leaves and edible, fleshy yellow seeds, with no known close living relatives.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Japanese name (also current in western countries) of the maidenhair-tree, adopted by Linnæus (1771) as its generic name; the Salisburia adiantifolia of Sir J. E. Smith (1796). Also written gingo and ginkgo.
- n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of gymnospermous trees, allied to the yew (Taxus), with diœcious flowers, a drupaceous one-seeded fruit, and peculiar fan-shaped deciduous leaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree
Japanese 銀杏 (ぎんきょう, ginkyo) (Wiktionary)