ginger lily


any of various plants belonging to the genus Hedychium, of the ginger family, native to Asia, especially the white ginger, H. coronarium, having white, fragrant flowers.

Nearby words

  1. ginger ale,
  2. ginger beer,
  3. ginger family,
  4. ginger group,
  5. ginger jar,
  6. ginger nut,
  7. ginger up,
  8. ginger wine,
  9. gingerbread,
  10. gingerbread palm

Origin of ginger lily

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019