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Definition 1: German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for orris in the sense of this definition

(orris is a kind of ...) any of numerous wild or cultivated irises with hairlike structures on the falls (the drooping sepals)

(orris is a member of ...) fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines

Definition 2: fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for orris in the sense of this definition

(orris is a kind of ...) (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

(... is a member of orris) German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome

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