orris

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orris

1, orrice
the rhizome of such a plant, prepared and used as perfume

orris

2
a kind of lace made of gold or silver, used esp in the 18th century

orris

, orrice
any of various irises, esp Iris florentina, that have fragrant rhizomes

orris

[′ȯr·əs]
(materials)
The fragrant powder from the root of the plants Iris florentinea, I. germanica, and I. pallida; used in perfume, medicine, and tooth powder. Also known as orrisroot.