any of various plants belonging to the genus Hedychium, of the ginger family, native to Asia, especially the white ginger, H. coronarium, having white, fragrant flowers.
adjective Excellent; splendid; neat (1940s+ Teenagers)
[jin-jer-root, -roo t] /ˈdʒɪn dʒərˌrut, -ˌrʊt/ noun 1. the rhizome of the ginger plant.
[jin-jer-snap] /ˈdʒɪn dʒərˌsnæp/ noun 1. a small, brittle cookie flavored with and molasses.
- Ginger wine
noun 1. an alcoholic drink made from fermented bruised ginger, sugar, and water