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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