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galingale


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Galingale  \Gal"in*gale\,  n.  [See  {Galangal}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  Sedge  family  ({Cyperus  longus})  having 
  aromatic  roots;  also  any  plant  of  the  same  genus.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Meadow,  set  with  slender  galingale.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  galingale 
  n  :  European  sedge  having  rough-edged  leaves  and  spikelets  of 
  reddish  flowers  and  aromatic  roots  [syn:  {galangal},  {Cyperus 
  longus}] 




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