kuskus


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kuskus \Kus"kus\, [Per. & Hind. khaskhas.] (Bot.)
   See Vetiver.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vetiver \Vet"i*ver\, n. (Bot.)
   An East Indian grass (Andropogon muricatus); also, its
   fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and
   screens. Also called kuskus, and khuskhus. [Sometimes
   written vetivert, and vitivert.]
   [1913 Webster]
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