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Definition of Orris

Orris
Orris Or"ris, n. [Prob. corrupted from It. ireos iris. See Iris.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Iris (I. Florentina); a kind of flower-de-luce. Its rootstock has an odor resembling that of violets. Orris pea (Med.), an issue pea made from orris root. Orris root, the fragrant rootstock of the orris.
Orris
Orris Or"ris, n. 1. [Contr. from orfrays, or from arras.] A sort of gold or silver lace. --Johnson. 2. A peculiar 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.

Meaning of Orris from wikipedia

- component of orris root is oil of Orris (0.1–0.2%), a yellow-white m**** containing myristic acid. Oil of Orris is sometimes sold as Orris Butter. Other...
- Orris may refer to: Peter Orris Orris C. Herfindahl Orris Pratt Adam Orris House Orris Baragwanath P**** Orris root Orris oil...
- Orris oil (orris butter or Beurre d'Iris) is an essential oil derived from irises, particularly Iris germanica. It is sometimes used as a flavoring agent...
- prevalent in touristic literature. An orri is a type of small stone hut found in the Ariège département. Orris are dome-shaped, mortarless huts, often...
- Leo Orris, Orris was involved with the civil rights movement from age eleven. While known contemporarily for his work in the field of medicine, Orris is...
- square root... Orris Clemens Herfindahl; Allen V. Kneese (1974). Economic theory of natural resources. Merrill. ISBN 978-0-675-08895-4. Orris Clemens Herfindahl...
- Adam Orris House is a historic home located at Mechanicsburg in ****berland County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1887, and is a three-story, rectangular...
- as Bombay Sapphire and Magellan Gin use orris root and sometimes iris flowers for flavor and color. For orris root production, iris rhizomes are harvested...
- Orri Páll Dýrason (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈɔrɪ ˈpʰautl ˈtiːrasɔn]; born on 4 July 1977) is an Icelandic musician. He was previously the drummer for...
- Orris George Walker, Jr. (November 5, 1942 – February 28, 2015) was seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. Walker was born in Baltimore...
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