noun zin·ger·one \ˈzinjəˌrōn\

Definition of zingerone



  1. :  a pungent crystalline phenolic ketone C11H14O3 present in traces in ginger oil but made synthetically from vanillin and acetone; 4-(3-oxo-butyl)-guaiacol — see shogaol

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Origin and Etymology of zingerone

International Scientific Vocabulary zinger- (irregular from New Latin Zingiber) + -one

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to cast off or become cast off

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