ginsenoside etymology

English word ginsenoside comes from English ginseng, English -oside

Detailed word origin of ginsenoside

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ginseng English (eng) Any plant of two species of the genus Panax (Panax ginseng and Panax quinquefolius), having forked roots supposed to have medicinal properties.. The root of such a plant, or an extract of these roots.
-oside English (eng)
ginsenoside English (eng) Any of several triterpenoid saponins found in ginseng and related plants that may be responsible for the plants' reported effects.

Words with the same origin as ginsenoside

Descendants of -oside