What does orris mean?

Definitions for orrisˈɔr ɪs, ˈɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Florentine iris, orris, Iris germanica florentina, Iris florentina(noun)

    German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome

  2. orrisroot, orris(noun)

    fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines


  1. orris(Noun)

    any of several irises that have a fragrant root, especially Iris germanica (variety florentina)

  2. orris(Noun)

    the fragrant root of such an iris; the orris root

  3. orris(Noun)

    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

  1. Orris

    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.

  2. Orris

    or′is, n. a peculiar kind of gold or silver lace: upholsterers' galloon and gimp. [Orphrey.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orris in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orris in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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