wild ginger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild ginger low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wild ginger (Bot) an American herb (Asarum Canadense) with two reniform leaves and a long, cordlike rootstock which has a strong taste of ginger.
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Usage

In literature:

Wild ginger also abounds in the forests.
"Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
Instead of ginger, there were the wild caraway-seeds growing round the house.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864" by Various
Wild ginger, 224; Fig.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
Gingerly he picked it up, with a wild hope that it would be all right.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Here the wild ginger blooms and the crimson lehua.
"Sister Dolorosa and Posthumous Fame" by James Lane Allen
After the "feast," Ginger and William, as Wild Indians, attacked the barn, which was defended by Douglas and Henry.
"Just William" by Richmal Crompton
I am raising, in a small way, Ginseng, Lady Slipper, Wild Ginger and Virginia Snake Root, and am having very good success with all of it.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Citrons, nutmeg, ginger, coffee, and tea, grow wild over the whole country.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
It also feeds upon wild ginger or Asarum and probably upon other plants.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing" by Clarence M. Weed
Negro-pepper (a variety of capsicum) and ginger grow wild.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 "Franciscans" to "French Language"" by Various
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In poetry:

Wild-ginger; wahoo, with its wan balloons;
And brakes of briers of a twilight green;
And fox-grapes plumed with summer; and strung moons
Of mandrake flowers between.
"The Wood" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Wild Ginger 1401 Third Ave, 623-4450, wildginger .net.
Wild Ginger fills Metro's space with sushi, Asian fusion.
If you get out to the Pacific Northwest at all, you're probably familiar with Wild Ginger , the regional restaurant phenomenon that has captured Seattle foodies' attention with its Southeast Asian fusion cuisine.
Satays and other Wild Ginger appetizers now on the menu.
Opened in 1989, Wild Ginger has a wine staff of 16 full-time employees, including Wine Director Ole Thompson (Certified Level, Court of Master Sommeliers), one cellar master, six sommeliers and eight wine captains.
Wild Ginger full of flavors from the Far East.
But it is, she says, probably this exclusivity that has kept Wild Ginger 's food so consistently pleasing since 1998: The same two cooks make everything to order, from scratch.
) Marinate fresh wild halibut in lime ginger and garlic.
Bunchberry (bottom photo), chameleon, ferns (top photo), mosses, sweet woodruff, wild ginger.
Wild Ginger ranges all over the dining landscape.
Originally packaged in a plastic white bottle with black lettering, black is now the look for Awapuhi Wild Ginger brand from Paul Mitchell hair care products.
Wild Ginger offers free lunch and dinner on Tuesday.
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