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Zingiber officinale

Ginger (Wiktionary)



  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɪndʒə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɪndʒɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪndʒə(ɹ)
  • In the UK, the pronunciation /ˈɡɪŋə/ may be jokingly used in disparaging reference to (a person with) the hair colour.

Etymology 1

From Middle English gingere, alteration of Middle English gingivere, from Old English gingifer, gingiber (influenced by Old French gingembre), from Medieval Latin gingiber, zingeber, from Latin zingiberi, from Late Ancient Greek

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