khus-khus

[ kuhs-kuh s ]
/ ˈkʌs kəs /

noun


Nearby words

  1. khudzhand,
  2. khufu,
  3. khujand,
  4. khulna,
  5. khurta,
  6. khuskhus,
  7. khutbah,
  8. khuzestan,
  9. khuzistan,
  10. khwarizmi

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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