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khus-khus

[kuhs-kuh s] /ˈkʌs kəs/
noun
1.
vetiver (def 2).
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Persian, Hindi khaskhas
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khuskhus

/ˈkʊskʊs/
noun
1.
an aromatic perennial Indian grass, Vetiveria zizanioides (or Andropogon squarrosus), whose roots are woven into mats, fans, and baskets
Word Origin
Hindi
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