khus-khus

[ kuhs-kuh s ]
/ ˈkʌs kəs /

noun

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Origin of khus-khus

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

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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