a W African tree, Parinari macrophyllum, with large mealy edible fruits (gingerbread plums): family Chrysobalanaceae
noun 1. the plant family Zingiberaceae, characterized by tropical, often aromatic herbaceous plants having rhizomes, long sheathing leaves, and clusters of tubular flowers, and including cardamon, ginger, and turmeric.
noun, Chiefly British. 1. the most active group within an organization, as a political party. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a group within a party, association, etc, that enlivens or radicalizes its parent body
noun 1. a Chinese ceramic jar having a wide mouth, a globular body, and a dome-shaped cover.
[jin-jer-lee] /ˈdʒɪn dʒər li/ adverb 1. with great care or caution; warily. adjective 2. cautious, careful, or wary. /ˈdʒɪndʒəlɪ/ adverb 1. in a cautious, reluctant, or timid manner adjective 2. cautious, reluctant, or timid adv. 1510s, “elegantly, daintily,” perhaps from Old French gensor, comp. of gent “dainty, delicate,” from Latin gentius “(well)-born” (see gentle). Meaning […]