Definition of wild ginger
: any of a genus (Asarum) of perennial low-growing herbs of the birthwort family with an aromatic rhizome and usually cordate leaves
First Known Use of wild ginger
Medical Definition of wild ginger
: a North American perennial herb of the genus Asarum (A. canadense) whose dried rhizome is used in pharmacology—see asarum 2
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