plural noun Zin·gi·ber·a·ce·ae \ˌzinjəbəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Zingiberaceae

  1. :  a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants (order Musales) consisting of leafy perennial herbs with aromatic rootstocks and very irregular flowers having a single perfect stamen



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Origin and Etymology of zingiberaceae

New Latin, from Zingiber, type genus + -aceae

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