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khus-khus

[ kuhs-kuhs ]
/ ˈkʌs kəs /
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noun
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Origin of khus-khus

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

khuskhus
/ (ˈkʊskʊs) /

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

Word Origin for khuskhus

Hindi
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