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Definition of ginkgo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ginkgo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡɪŋkɡəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪŋkɡoʊ//
 
(also gingko
BrE BrE//ˈɡɪŋkəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪŋkoʊ//
 
)
(pl. ginkgos, ginkgoes) Plants
 
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a Chinese tree with yellow flowers synonym maidenhair tree See related entries: Plants Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Japanese ginkyō, from Chinese yinxing.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ginkgo