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vet•i•ver



Pronunciation: (vet'u-vur), [key]
n.
1. the long, fibrous, aromatic roots of an East Indian grass, Vetiveria zizanioides, used for making hangings and screens and yielding an oil used in perfumery.
2. Also called khus-khus. the grass itself.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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