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- n. A monocyclic sesquiterpene, the predominant constituent of the oil of ginger.
Zingiber + -ene (Wiktionary)
Turmeric has a woody, dry earth aroma from mildly aromatic terpenes called turmerone and zingiberene, with slight bitterness and pungency.
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