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Meaning of orris

or•ris

Pronunciation: (ôr'is, or'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an iris, Iris germanica florentina, having a fragrant rootstock.

or•ris

Pronunciation: (ôr'is, or'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a lace or braid made of gold or silver, much used in the 18th century.
  2. a galloon used in upholstering.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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