ginshang

noun
gin·​shang | \ ˈjinˌshaŋ, -shaiŋ \

dialectal variant of

1a : 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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“Ginshang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ginshang. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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