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n. - Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers.

Usage examples (35)
  • This beverage's label doesn't say how much taurine and ginseng is in the bottle.
  • The ginseng is a real El Dorado of treasure to the Dukhobors, and it ought to be celebrated in poetry.
  • The strongest thing any medical work will say for ginseng is that it is "a very mild and soothing drug."
  • The offer of ginseng, which is said to combat lethargy, arthritis and impotence, will reduce Pyongyang's debt by about five per cent. for more
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