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Definition of the noun lesser galangal
What does lesser galangal mean as a name of something?
- Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Languas officinarum / species Languas officinarum / Alpinia officinarum
- synonym of lesser galangal: Alpinia officinalis
- more generic word: ginger = perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
- member of: Alpinia / genus Alpinia / genus Languas / genus Zerumbet = perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
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by Carole J. Skelly
Lesser galangal (Alpinea officinalis)is GRAS. Kaempferia galangal hasa sweeter taste than the Alpinea species. The dried galangal root found in Oriental markets in this country comes insmall packages of slices. It is veryhard andmust be ...
For the Use of Counting-houses: Containing, the History, Places of Growth, Culture, Use, and Marks of Excellency, of Such Natural Productions, as Form Articles of Commerce; with Their Names in All European Languages by C. H. Kauffman
The lesser Galangal is a small and short root, of an irregular figure, and of the thickness of a man's little finger, seldom met with more than an inch or two long. It should be chosen full and plump, of a bright colour, very firm and sound, and of an ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2017)
by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.
Also called greater galangal, Thai ginger, laos, khaa, lengkuas, lesser galangal, kencur, krachai. See Ginger and Chart 165 – Galanga Root. Galangal Oil – See Galanga Root. Galbanum – Galbanum oil contains myrcene, cadinene, and ...
by C. H. KAUFFMAN (Merchant.)
The lesser Galangal is a small and short root, of an irregular figure, and of the thickness ofa man's little finger, seldom met with more than an inch or ,two long. It should be chosen full and plump, ofabright color, very firm and sound, and of an ...
by C. H. Kauffman
The lesser Galangal is a small and short root, of an irregular figure, and of the thickness of a man's littlefinger, seldom met with more than an inch or two long. It should be chosen full and plump, of a bright colour, very firm and sound, and of an ...
by David A. Bender
officinarum (lesser galangal), or Kaempferia galangal; related to ginger, with a pungent peppery flavour,
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
officinarum Hance English: lesser galangal, small galangal, galanga, lesser galangal root, galangal, ginger of the Man-tzu, galanga cardamom Arabic: khulingan, hodengal China: ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson
The lesser galangal is in pieces, about an inch or two long, of the thickness of ...
by Viktorija Briggs
Latin: Alpinia galanga Other Names: Catarrh Root , Chewing John, China Root, Colic Root, East India Catarrh Root, Galanga, Galingal, Galingale, Gargaut, India Root, Kaempferia Galanga, Lesser Galangal, ...
by Sir George Watt
The Lesser Galangal. ALPINIA officinarum. Alpinia nutans, Roscoe. Light Galangal. Vera. — Punag-champa, Beng. ; Kasta-eerambet, PERS. ; Pa-ga-gyis, Burm. Habitat.— A native of the Eastern Archipelago, found also in Burma, Sylhet , and ...
by Charles Gordon Sinclair
galamb //•, Pigeon galangal The roots of plants of the ginger family respectively greater galangal, lesser galangal and kempferia galangal q.v. Greater ...
by Sir George Watt
The Lesser Galangal of Ainslie, according to Royle but not of other Authors ; see Alpinia officinarum, ffance, Vol.1., '95- Vein. — Sit-ruti, kapir kachri, ...
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