goji berry

noun
go·​ji berry | \ ˈgō-ˈjē How to pronounce goji berry (audio) \
variants: or less commonly goji

Definition of goji berry

: the dark red, mildly tart berry of a thorny, chiefly Asian shrub (Lycium barbarum and L. chinense) that is typically dried and used in beverages

Examples of goji berry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This mask contains a unique combination of ingredients that consists of kaolin clay, goji berry extract and microalgae. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 June 2022 Made with skin-loving natural ingredients like pink grapefruit, goji berry, and juniper, these drops were specially formulated to minimize the chance of breakouts. Cristina Montemayor, SELF, 27 May 2022 Kaolin clay detoxes the skin by absorbing toxins and pulling out impurities, goji berry extract adds extreme nutrients, and algae extract supplies antioxidants and gentle skin benefits. The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 May 2022 At the same time, goji berry and micro algae extract blast skin with tons of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Rolling Stone, 20 May 2022 The Family Immunity Tea, $24, is a caffeine-free herbal infusion with elderberry, astragalus root, rosehips, goji berry, and cinnamon chips, designed for the whole family to enjoy. Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 Their face mask formula contains high-quality ingredients like goji berry extract and kaolin clay, which work in harmony to deeply cleanse and nourish the skin. The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 Apr. 2022 At Sushi M, where the emphasis is on beverage pairings, owner-sommelier Yoshinobu Kimura flavors Oriental Beauty tea with orange zest and goji berry to harmonize with kohada (gizzard shad) sushi. Melinda Joe, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 July 2021 After blanching the chicken, add ginger, angelica root, goji berry, red dates, milkvetch root, lovage root, rice wine, sesame oil, and water. Kaila Yu, Glamour, 26 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of goji berry

2002, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for goji berry

modification of Chinese (Beijing) gǒuqǐ the shrub Lycium chinense

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16 Jun 2022

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“Goji berry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goji%20berry. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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