Jamaica ginger

noun
Ja·​mai·​ca gin·​ger | \ jə-ˌmā-kə-ˈjin-jər How to pronounce Jamaica ginger (audio) \

Medical Definition of Jamaica ginger

: the powdered root of ginger used especially formerly as an intestinal stimulant and carminative

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“Jamaica ginger.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Jamaica%20ginger. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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