gin·​ger·​root | \ ˈjin-jər-ˌ(r)üt How to pronounce gingerroot (audio) , -ˌ(r)u̇t\

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In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, hoisin sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic, gingerroot, and red pepper flakes; set aside. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Skip the fattening pasta and dig in to zoodles this zucchini season," 13 Aug. 2017

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1831, in the meaning defined above

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gin·​ger·​root | \ ˈjin-jər-ˌ(r)üt, -ˌ(r)u̇t How to pronounce gingerroot (audio) \

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