orris

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or·ris

noun \ˈr-əs, ˈär-\

Definition of ORRIS

:  orrisroot

Origin of ORRIS

probably alteration of Middle English ireos, from Medieval Latin, alteration of Latin iris iris
First Known Use: 1545

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