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gingerroot

[jin-jer-root, -roo t]
noun
  1. the rhizome of the ginger plant.
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Also called root ginger, race ginger, race.
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British Dictionary definitions for root ginger

root ginger

noun
  1. the raw underground stem of the ginger plant used finely chopped or grated, esp in Chinese dishes
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