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  • n. Any member of the genus Zingiber of gingers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, type of the order Zingiberaceæ and of the tribe Zingibereæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger

Etymologies

From Translingual Zingiber (Wiktionary)

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  • Then, as suddenly as it had appeared, a. zingiber was discarded and dismissed as “showing robust breeder potential but lacking any further utility.”

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  • I looked through all of them but could find no reference to annona zingiber.

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  • XII it appeared he'd dropped his morbid obsessions and gone back to working with annonaceae, concentrating on-a species Maimon hadn ', t mentioned: a. zingiber.

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  • I looked through all of them but could find no reference to annona zingiber, Puzzled, I searched the shelves for suitable reference material and pulled out a thick dog-eared volume titled Botanical

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  • _Zingiber officinale_, L. (_Amomum zingiber_, L. and Blanco.)

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

  • It is hardly possible that the true zingiber can have grown here, even in the manure heaps; but a plant of the same order (_Zingiberaceæ_) may have been mistaken for it.

    Notes and Queries, Number 201, September 3, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

  • Then there was yet another turn in the convoluted journey through Swope’s mind: in the first chapter of Volume XII it appeared he’d dropped his morbid obsessions and gone back to working with annonaceae, concentrating on a species Maimon hadn’t mentioned: a. zingiber.

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  • Then, as suddenly as it had appeared, a. zingiber was discarded and dismissed as "showing robust breeder potential but lacking any further

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