Ginseng

Wild Korean ginseng root. Wild ginseng can be processed to be red or white ginseng. Ginseng has been used in traditional medicine.

Panax ginseng

Synonyms:
Panax Ginseng, Asian Ginseng
Ginseng (Wiktionary)

Translingual

Noun

ginseng

  1. ginseng; used as a specific epithet

Derived terms

  • Panax ginseng (syn. Aralia ginseng)

English

Alternative forms

  • genseng, ginsing, jinseng, jin-seng (obsolete)

Etymology

Borrowed from Min Nan 人參 (jîn-sim).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɪnsɛŋ/, /ˈdʒɪnsɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪnsɛŋ

Noun

ginseng (countable and uncountable, plural

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