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khus-khus

[kuhs-kuh s]
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noun
  1. vetiver(def 2).

Origin of khus-khus

1800–10; < Persian, Hindi khaskhas
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British Dictionary definitions for khuskhus

khuskhus

noun
  1. an aromatic perennial Indian grass, Vetiveria zizanioides (or Andropogon squarrosus), whose roots are woven into mats, fans, and baskets

Word Origin

Hindi
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