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



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 Originlate 18th cent.: from Japanese ginkyō, from Chinese yinxing.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ginkgo