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orrisroot

[awr-is-root, -roo t, or-] /ˈɔr ɪsˌrut, -ˌrʊt, ˈɒr-/
noun
1.
the rootstock of the orris, used in perfumery, medicine, etc.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; orris1 + root1
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