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vetiver

noun vet·i·ver \ˈve-tə-vər\

Definition of VETIVER

:  a tall perennial grass (Vetiveria zizanioides) of southeastern Asia cultivated in warm regions especially for its fragrant roots which are used especially in woven goods (as mats) and in perfumes; also :  its root

Origin of VETIVER

French vétiver, from Tamil veṭṭivēr
First Known Use: circa 1858

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