Definitions for vetiverˈvɛt ə vər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vet•i•verˈvɛt ə vər(n.)
the long, fibrous roots of an East Indian grass, Vetiveria zizanioides, used for making hangings and screens and in perfumery.
the grass itself.
Origin of vetiver:
1840–50; < Tamil veṭṭivēr
The aromatic root of Andropogon muricatus grass.
Origin: From vétyver, from Tamil.
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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