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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

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(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.
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Add spices and orris root, shake well, and leave for a week, stirring occasionally.
Both prefer damp soil, unlike the orris root species, which prefer fairly dry, well drained positions.
43% ABV; distilled from almonds, lemon peel, licorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia bark.
almonds and lemon peel from Spain, orris root and juniper berries from Italy, grains of paradise from West Africa, liquorice from China, angelica from Germany, coriander from Morocco, cassia bark from south east Asia and cubeb berries from Java.
Today, you can buy capsules of Orris root powder, simplifying the process for those of us who need quicker access to results.
American Dry Gin--The flagship of Greenhook Ginsmith of Brooklyn, American Dry Gin is crafted from organic wheat and a botanical mix that includes in part Tuscan juniper, chamomile, Thai blue ginger, Ceylon cinnamon, orris root and elderberry.
Because of its botanicals--which can range from citrus and coriander to orris root and cardamom--gin works well in cocktails that contain herbs and other aromatic ingredients.
From pounds 45, this is full-on floral with violet, jasmine and orris root.
Most of the ordinary brands have pretty similar formulas involving juniper, citrus peel and a few minor ingredients like orris root.
Other botanicals that may be used include anise, angelica root and seed, orris root, licorice root, cinnamon, coriander, and cassia bark.
The cologne infuses grapefruit, violet, orris root, water lily, cardamom, pimento berries, deep marine notes, warm woods and espresso beans.