n.— «Since the native ginseng plant, a protected species, is extremely valuable in some Eastern quarters, its demand has given rise to poaching—hunters digging the roots illegally prior to the state-sanctioned harvest season.…The common woodland practice is known locally as “hunting sang,” “digging sang,” or just plain “sangin’.”» —“China, India moving ahead, but we have the ginseng—for now” by John Blankenship Register-Herald (Beckley, West Virginia) May 1, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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