ZINGIBERACEOUS

Etymology

Adjective

zingiberaceous (not comparable)

zinziberaceous

Source: Wiktionary


Zin`gi*ber*a"ceous, a. Etym: [L. zingiber ginger. See Ginger.] (Bot.)

Definition: Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe (ZingibereƦ) of endogenous plants of the order ScitamineƦ. See Scitamineous.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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