Panax ginseng, ginseng, also known as Asian ginseng, Chinese ginseng, or Korean ginseng, is a species of plant whose root is the original source of ginseng. It is a perennial plant that grows in the mountains of East Asia.
- ginseng; used as a specific epithet
- Panax ginseng (syn. Aralia ginseng)
- genseng, ginsing, jinseng, jin-seng (obsolete)
Borrowed from Min Nan 人參 (jîn-sim).
- IPA(key): /ˈdʒɪnsɛŋ/, /ˈdʒɪnsɪŋ/
- Rhymes: -ɪnsɛŋ
ginseng (countable and uncountable, plural...