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Ginger

Ginger

1. (Science: botany) a plant of the genus zingiber, of the East and west indies. The species most known is Z. Officinale.

2. The hot and spicy rootstock of zingiber officinale, which is much used in cookery and in medicine. Ginger beer or ale, a mild beer impregnated with ginger. Ginger cordial, a liquor made from ginger, raisins, lemon rind, and water, and sometimes whisky or brandy. Ginger pop. See ginger beer (above). Ginger wine, wine impregnated with ginger.

(Science: botany) wild ginger, an American herb (asarum Canadense) with two reniform leaves and a long, cordlike rootstock which has a strong taste of ginger.

Origin: oe. Ginger, gingever, gingivere, OF. Gengibre, gingimbre, f. Gingembre, L. Zingiber, zingiberi, fr. Gr.; of oriental origin; cf. Ar. & Pers. Zenjebil, fr. Skr. Gavera, prop, hornshaped; ga horn _ vera body.


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... The situation is my father has dark brown hair and he had a wife back then and they made two children but they divorced. Both of the children have ginger hair. My mother has very dark brown hair and my sister has the very dark brown hair, i have a normal brown hair. My question is, am i a carrier ...

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Yeast fermentation with different carbohydrates

Is it really wise? Who knows. But, people have been making ginger ale this way for hundreds of years.

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is it really wise to add ginger and lemon to a yeast mixture? Pretty sure ginger has some antiseptic properties.

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