piperoid of ginger

pip·​er·​oid of ginger | \ ˈpipəˌrȯid- \

Definition of piperoid of ginger

: an oleoresin prepared by extracting ginger with ether and removing the solvent by evaporation

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History and Etymology for piperoid of ginger

Latin piper pepper + English -oid

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“Piperoid of ginger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piperoid%20of%20ginger. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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