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gigantea means 'gigantic, very or unusually large (or tall)'. [See Arundinaria gigantea, Carnegiea gigantea, Solidago gigantea, Stapelia gigantea.]

giganteum means 'gigantic, very or unusually large (or tall)'. [See Eryngium giganteum, Sequoiadendron giganteum.]

giganteus means 'gigantic, very or unusually large (or tall)'. [See Dendrocalamus giganteus.]

gigas is Latin (giant). [See Entada gigas.]

Ginkgo [genus name] is a corruption of Japanese gin kyo meaning 'silver apricot' and is believed to be derived initially from Chinese ngin-ghang (maidenhair tree) or yin-kuo (silver fruit). [See Ginkgo.]

ginseng is a corruption of Chinese Jin-chen or Schinseng (man root, like a man) with, for some authorities, reference to the unusual shape of the root that can sometimes resemble a human figure. For others it means 'wonder of the world'. [See Panax ginseng.]

glaberrima means 'entirely hairless'. [See Oryza glaberrima.]

glabra is Latin (hairless, bald) meaning 'hairless or smooth'. [See Aesculus glabra, Annona glabra, Bougainvillea glabra, Carya glabra, Chelone glabra, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Herniaria glabra, Malpighia glabra, Photinia glabra, Pinus glabra, Rhus glabra, Turritis glabra, Ulmus glabra.]

glabriusculum is derived from Latin glabra (hairless, bald) meaning 'somewhat hairy'. [See Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum.]

glabrum is Latin (hairless, bald) meaning 'hairless or smooth'. [See Acer glabrum.]


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