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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gin·ger /ˈʤɪnʤɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gin·ger /ˈʤɪnʤɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gin·ger n.
 1. Bot. A plant of the genus Zingiber, of the East and West Indies.  The species most known is Zingiber officinale.
 2. The hot and spicy rootstock of Zingiber officinale, which is much used in cookery and in medicine.
 Ginger ale (a) a soft drink flavored with ginger and carbonated. (a) See ginger beer, below.
 Ginger beer or Ginger ale, a mild beer impregnated with ginger.
 Ginger cordial, a liquor made from ginger, raisins, lemon rind, and water, and sometimes whisky or brandy.
 Ginger pop. See Ginger ale (above).
 Ginger wine, wine impregnated with ginger.
 Wild ginger Bot., an American herb (Asarum Canadense) with two reniform leaves and a long, cordlike rootstock which has a strong taste of ginger.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright
            orange-brown color; "a man with gingery hair and bright
            blue eyes"; "a ginger kitten" [syn: gingery]
      n 1: perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes
           and leafy reedlike stems
      2: dried ground gingerroot [syn: powdered ginger]
      3: pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a
         seasoning especially in Oriental cookery [syn: gingerroot]
      4: liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you
         more pep" [syn: pep, peppiness]
      v : add ginger to in order to add flavor; "ginger the soup"