Definition of ginsenoside in English:

ginsenoside

(also ginsengoside)

noun

Chemistry Pharmacology
  • Any of a class of saponins (steroid glycosides) originally found in ginseng or the ginseng plant, some of which have been shown to have physiological activity.

Origin

1960s. In some forms from ginsen- + -oside.

Pronunciation

ginsenoside

/dʒɪnˈsɛnəsʌɪd/