costusroot definition

  • noun:
    • a yearly natural herb (Saussurea costus) for the east Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil utilized in perfumery as well as for keeping furs.
    • the main of Saussurea Lappa (Aucklandia Costus), a composite plant of Cashmere.
    • yearly natural herb of this east Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery as well as for preserving furs
    • an annual natural herb (Saussurea costus) of east Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil utilized in perfumery as well as for keeping furs.
    • the main of Saussurea Lappa (Aucklandia Costus), a composite plant of Cashmere.
    • annual natural herb of east Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery as well as preserving furs

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