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ginger

noun (SPICE)    /ˈdʒɪn.dʒər/ US  /-dʒɚ/
[U] the spicy root of a tropical plant that is used in cooking or preserved in sugar : ground (= powdered ) ginger crystallized ginger ginger biscuits / cake Herbs and spices
(Definition of ginger noun (SPICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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