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P. quinquefolius


a North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng


plant noun (plants and fungi)


P. quinquefolius*
(* P. quinquefolius may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet



Definition references  (+images)


Panax quinquefolius | Panax [genus]

A taxonomic species within the genus Panax -- American ginseng, used in Chinese medicine as a tonic. (16 of 18 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Panax quinquefolius

Collins Dictionary:

sang | sing | song [Scottish, sense-specific] | singable [adjective, derived]

[past tense] "sing" | a Scot word for "song" | to produce or articulate (sounds, words, a song, etc) with definite and usually specific musical ... (23 of 680 words, 17 definitions, 15 usage examples, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

sing | sang [past tense] | sung [past participle] | song | out | old | sing along | sing something out | all-singing, all-dancing | ...

make musical sounds with the voice, especially words with a set tune | perform (a song, words, or tune) by making musical sounds with the voice | ... (25 of 416 words, 20 definitions, 16 usage examples, pronunciations)



sing [entry 1, verb] | sang [past tense] | sung [past tense] | singing [present participle] | buzz [synonym, sense-specific] | call [synonym, sense-specific] | chant [synonym, sense-specific] | carol [synonym, sense-specific] | descant [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to produce musical tones by means of the voice ; to utter words in musical ... | to make a shrill whining or whistling sound | to relate or celebrate ... (28 of 289 words, 11 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)


Random House Dictionary:

sing | sang or [past tense] | often [past tense] | sung [past tense] | singing [present participle] | sing. | sing out [sense-specific] | a singing, ringing, or whistling sound, as of a bullet [sense-specific] | sing.: singular [sense-specific]

to utter words or sounds in succession with musical modulations of the voice; vocalize melodically. | to perform a song or voice composition. | to ... (23 of 288 words, 22 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

sing | sang [past tense] | sung [present participle] | singable [adjective, related]

to produce musical sounds or notes with the voice, especially in a ... | to use song or verse in description, praise, etc. | to make musical sounds ... (26 of 217 words, 14 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

sing | sang [past tense] | sung [past participle] | singing [present participle] | sings [3rd-person singular present] | sing for your supper | sing from the same hymn sheet/song sheet | sing someone's/something's praises | sing someone to sleep

[intransitive/transitive] to make music using your voice | [intransitive] if a bird sings, it makes musical sounds | [intransitive] to make a high ... (21 of 208 words, 8 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)



Sang [disambiguation] | SANG

may refer to: Saudi Arabian National Guard, separate military force of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | S'ang District, district in Kandal Province, Cambodia | Sang, Kerman, a village in Kerman Province, Iran | Sang, South Khorasan, a village in South ... (38 of 200 words, 17 definitions)


American Heritage Dictionary:

sing | sang [past tense] | sung [past tense] | singing [3rd-person singular present] | sing out | singable [adjective, related]

[music] ; To utter a series of words or sounds in musical tones. | To vocalize songs or selections. | To perform songs or selections as a trained or ... (27 of 193 words, 18 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)


Cambridge Dictionary:

sang [past simple]

sing (1 of 8 words, pronunciation)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

spice and herb [food] | spice | herb

parts of various plants cultivated for their aromatic, pungent, or otherwise desirable substances. Spices and herbs consist of rhizomes, bulbs, barks, ... (21 of 862 words, 13 images)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

herbaceous plant | woody plant | herbaceous plants

plant whose stem is soft and green and shows little growth of wood. The term is used to distinguish such plants from woody plants. Herbaceous plants, ... (26 of 103 words, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

sing | sings [plural] | sang [past tense] | sung [past participle] | singing [present participle]

to use the voice to produce words or sounds in a musical way | to perform songs as a trained or professional singer | to make the melodious sound that ... (28 of 298 words, 12 definitions, pronunciations)

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