Definitions for vetiverˈvɛt ə vər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vet•i•verˈvɛt ə vər(n.)

  1. the long, fibrous roots of an East Indian grass, Vetiveria zizanioides, used for making hangings and screens and in perfumery.

    Category: Plants

  2. the grass itself.

    Category: Plants

Origin of vetiver:

1840–50; < Tamil veṭṭivēr

Wiktionary

  1. vetiver(Noun)

    The aromatic root of Andropogon muricatus grass.

  2. Origin: From vétyver, from Tamil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vetiver(noun)

    an East Indian grass (Andropogon muricatus); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called kuskus, and khuskhus

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