Definition of ginkgo in English:
noun (plural ginkgoes or ginkgos)
A deciduous Chinese tree related to the conifers, with fan-shaped leaves and yellow flowers. It has a number of primitive features and is similar to some Jurassic fossils. Also called maidenhair tree.
- Ginkgo biloba, the only living member of the family Ginkgoaceae and order Ginkgoales, class Coniferopsida
- Investigators have suggested that these fossils represent new growth from cycads, deciduous trees, ginkgos and, most commonly, conifer trees.
- On land, the vegetation generally consisted of conifers, cycads, ginkgos, ferns and horsetails.
- Plant life consisted mainly of ferns and seed-ferns, with new plants like conifers and ginkgos coming into prominence.
Words that rhyme with ginkgopinko, stinko
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