orris


orris

noun

  1. an iris, Iris germanica florentina, having a fragrant rootstock.

noun

  1. a lace or braid made of gold or silver, much used in the 18th century.
  2. a galloon used in upholstering.

noun

  1. any of various irises, esp Iris florentina, that have fragrant rhizomes
  2. Also called: ‘orrisroot the rhizome of such a plant, prepared and used as perfume

noun

  1. a kind of lace made of gold or silver, used esp in the 18th century

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