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genus Alpinia

Definition of the noun genus alpinia

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  1. perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes

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Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The genus Alpinia is named after him. ALPIN1A. See Galangale. ALPS. The word Alp is of Celtic origin, and signifies, according to some authorities, "white," and according to others, "high." Thus the Alps may be simply the White Mountains, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The genus Alpinia, belonging to the order Zingiberaceae, was named after him by Linnaeus. ALPS, the collective name for one of the great mountain systems of Europe. r. Position and Name. — The continent of Europe is no more than a great ...

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