ginkgo[giŋ′kō; also giŋk′gō′]
Origin: Jpn ginkyo from Sino-Jpn gin, silver plush kyō, apricot
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also ging·konoun pl. gink·goes also ging·koes
Origin: Probably from ginkō, an artificial or mistaken Sino-Japanese reading of the Chinese characters for ginkgo : Japanese gin, silver (from Middle Chinese ᶇin) + Japanese kō, kyō, apricot (from Middle Chinese).
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