[jin-seng] /ˈdʒɪn sɛŋ/
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.
the root itself.
a preparation made from it.
either of two araliaceous plants, Panax schinseng of China or P. quinquefolius of North America, whose forked aromatic roots are used medicinally
the root of either of these plants or a substance obtained from the roots, believed to possess stimulant, tonic, and energy-giving properties
1690s, from Chinese jen-shen. First element means “man,” but the meaning of the second is obscure.
- 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.
[gil-roi] /ˈgɪl rɔɪ/ noun 1. a town in W California.