Origin of orris1
Definition for orris (2 of 2)
Origin of orris2
Examples from the Web for orris
Sallie Moore told me she had an orris root sachet that had almost lost its scent.Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
Oil of lavender two ounces, orris root half an ounce, spirits of wine one pint.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)|Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The orris root of commerce is supplied by Iris florentina which has a fragrant root.Flowers of Mountain and Plain|Edith S. Clements
When they reached the shore Dan turned toward Orris Head, walking within a yard or two of the water's edge.
Dan went down toward the creek known as the Lockjaw, under Orris Head.