plural -s
: a liquid unsaturated phenolic ketone C17H24O3 that constitutes one of the pungent principles of ginger and is synthesized by condensation of zingerone and hexanal

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary shoga- (from Japanese shōga ginger) + -ol

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“Shogaol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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