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

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Examples of gingerroot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a small bowl, whisk together oil, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, water, gingerroot and garlic. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 6 June 2021 In a small bowl, whisk together water, orange juice concentrate, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, gingerroot and sesame oil. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 4 Apr. 2021 In a small bowl whisk together juice, vinegar, sugar, oil, gingerroot, salt, pepper and cumin until sugar dissolves. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 28 Feb. 2021 Rice vinegar, gingerroot and toasted sesame oil add Korean flavor to this simple dish. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 3 Jan. 2021 Stir in the gingerroot, curry, cumin and cinnamon and cook for about 30 seconds, then add the roasted sweet potatoes, apples and cider. Beth Dooley Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 25 Nov. 2020 In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together peanut butter, vinegar, water, sriracha sauce, soy sauce, gingerroot, sugar and garlic. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 31 Oct. 2020 The chef was in charge of appetizers, sides and dessert, preparing dishes like jumbo white shrimp marinated with gingerroot and cilantro, and imported prosciutto with asparagus and lemon mayonnaise. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 18 June 2020 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, 13 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of gingerroot

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gingerroot was in 1831

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“Gingerroot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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

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