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Noun: orrisroot  'or-us,root or 'ór-is,root [N. Amer], 'ó-ris,root [Brit]
  1. Fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines
    - orris

Derived forms: orrisroots

Type of: root

Part of: Florentine iris, Iris florentina, Iris germanica florentina, orris

Encyclopedia: Orrisroot