the plant family Araliaceae, characterized by often prickly herbaceous plants, trees, and shrubs having alternate leaves and dense clusters of small, whitish or greenish flowers, and including the devil’s-club, ginseng, ivy, schefflera, and wild sarsaparilla.
[jin-seng] /ˈdʒɪn sɛŋ/ noun 1. any of several plants of the genus Panax, especially P. pseudoginseng, of eastern Asia, or P. qinquefolius, of North America, having an aromatic root used medicinally. 2. the root itself. 3. a preparation made from it. /ˈdʒɪnsɛŋ/ noun 1. either of two araliaceous plants, Panax schinseng of China or P. […]
- Gin sling
/dʒɪn/ noun 1. an iced drink made from gin and water, sweetened, and flavoured with lemon or lime juice
- Gin up
verb phrase To enliven; make more exciting; jazz up: To gin up support for his embattled plan, the President went to Capitol Hill on Wednesday/ Numbers of voters ginned up by the revelations may throw the bums out [1887+; probably fr earlier ginger up]
[gin-zuh] /ˈgɪn zə/ noun 1. the, a district in Tokyo, Japan, famous for its department stores, nightclubs, and bars.