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ginger

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ldoce_134_agingergin‧ger1 /ˈdʒɪndʒə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 ginger.jpg DFHBPa root with a very strong hot taste, or the powder made from this root, that is used in cooking2 the plant that this root comes from3 a bright orange-brown colourgingery
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gingerIn a medium pan cover ginger with cold water and add salt.He will drink whisky and dry ginger.Decorate with plain icing sugar mixed with water, or sprinkle ground ginger on top.This writer, also a tuna fan, opts for the ahi Napoleon with pickled ginger and sesame soy drizzle.Place ginger on a wire rack to dry for at least an hour.Add a little grated fresh root ginger to the mixture, if you wish.Scatter the green onion bottoms and half the ginger on the plate and lay the fish on top, skin side down.Chop the coriander leaves and mix with the ginger.
Related topics: Colours, Food, dish
gingerginger2 adjective  1 British EnglishCC hair or fur that is ginger is bright orange-brown in colour a ginger cat2 [only before noun]DFF flavoured with ginger
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gingerA checkered garter snake gave birth to three baby snakes in the ginger belt at the edge of the rain forest.Profuse amounts of grey and ginger hair sprouted from nose and ears.There was the smell of fermenting has and citrus blossoms and ginger lilies and bonemeal and sulphur-coated urea.He had a ginger moustache, and a Geordie accent to boot.I don't know why he went in there because he wouldn't find any stronger restorative than ginger pop.
gingerginger3 verb British English   ginger something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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ginger
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyginger
he, she, itgingers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygingered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gingered
he, she, ithas gingered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gingered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ginger
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gingered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gingering
he, she, itis gingering
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you, we, theyare gingering
Past
I, he, she, itwas gingering
you, we, theywere gingering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gingering
he, she, ithas been gingering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gingering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gingering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gingering
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