Definition of wild ginger in English:

wild ginger

Syllabification: wild gin·ger

noun

  • A North American plant with large heart-shaped leaves and hairy leafstalks. Its aromatic root is used as a ginger substitute.
    • Asarum canadense, family Aristolochiaceae
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    • In the first year Manning planted sixteen boxcar loads of rhododendron, mountain laurel, wild ginger, and ferns, all dug from the mountains of Virginia.
    • Uterine-stimulating herbs, such as black cohosh, blue cohosh, achyranthes root, goldenseal, motherwort, wild ginger, and red raspberry leaf, have been used to induce labor.
    • Hellebore foliage combines well with other shade-loving perennials like wild ginger, cyclamen or Pulmonaria, as well as with bulbs such as snowdrops or miniature daffodils.

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