Definition of Ginger family

1. Noun. A family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ginger Family

gingeley
gingeleys
gingeli
gingelies
gingelis
gingelli
gingellies
gingellis
gingelly
gingely
ginger ale
ginger ales
ginger beers
ginger family (current term)
ginger knob
ginger nut
ginger oleoresin
ginger paralysis
ginger pop
ginger pops
ginger root
ginger snap
ginger up
gingerbeer
gingerbeers
gingerbread
gingerbread man
gingerbreaded

Literary usage of Ginger family

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1. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... ;E, OR ginger family. Perennial herbs characterized by long or tuberous rhizomes and strongly thickened roots. They are indigenous to the tropics V FIG. ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"Of these families the ginger family is the largest, containing more than three hundred species.. In this family is found the ginger-plant (Zingiber ..."

3. Sri Lanka by Elke Frey, Gerhard Lemmer, Jayanthi Namasivayam (2001)
"The original forests of Sri Lanka are therefore an ideal habitat; the plant, which actually belongs to the ginger family, needs plenty of shade and grows in ..."

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