Orris

Definition of Orris

Or´ris
n.1.(Bot.) A plant of the genus Iris (Iris 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.
1.A sort of gold or silver lace.
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.

Related Words

bearded iris, Florentine iris, Iris florentina, Iris germanica florentina, orrisroot
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