Florentine iris, orris, Iris germanica florentina, Iris florentina(noun)
German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome
fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines
any of several irises that have a fragrant root, especially Iris germanica (variety florentina)
the fragrant root of such an iris; the orris root
A pattern in which gold lace or silver lace is worked, especially one in which the edges are ornamented with conical figures placed at equal distances, with spots between them.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
or′is, n. a species of iris in the south of Europe, the dried root of which has the smell of violets, used in perfumery.—Also Orr′ice.
or′is, n. a peculiar kind of gold or silver lace: upholsterers' galloon and gimp. [Orphrey.]
The numerical value of orris in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of orris in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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