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Meaning of “ginger” in the English Dictionary

"ginger" in British English

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gingernoun

uk   /ˈdʒɪn.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/

gingeradjective

(Definition of ginger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ginger" in American English

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gingernoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒɪn·dʒər/
the ​spicyroot of a ​tropicalplant, used esp. as a ​powder in ​cooking and ​baking
(Definition of ginger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ginger”
in Korean 생강…
in Arabic زَنْجَبيل…
in Malaysian halia…
in French gingembre…
in Russian имбирь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調味品, 薑,生薑…
in Italian zenzero…
in Turkish zencefil…
in Polish imbir…
in Spanish jengibre…
in Vietnamese gừng…
in Portuguese gengibre…
in Thai ขิง…
in German der Ingwer…
in Catalan gingebre…
in Japanese ショウガ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调味品, 姜,生姜…
in Indonesian jahe…
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