gingerroot

noun gin·ger·root \ ˈjin-jər-ˌ(r)üt , -ˌ(r)u̇t \

Definition of gingerroot

: ginger 1a(1)

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First Known Use of gingerroot

1831


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gingerroot

noun gin·ger·root \ ˈjin-jər-ˌ(r)üt, -ˌ(r)u̇t \

medical Definition of gingerroot

: ginger 1a

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