ginshang

noun gin·shang \ ˈjinˌshaŋ , -shaiŋ \

dialectal variant of

1 a : a Chinese perennial herb (Panax ginseng synonym P. schinseng of the family Araliaceae, the ginseng family) having five leaflets on each leaf, scarlet berries, and an aromatic root used in herbal medicine especially in eastern Asia
b : any of several plants related to ginseng; especially : a North American herb (P. quinquefolius)
2 : the root of a ginseng

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