costusroot

noun
cos·tus·root | \ ˈkȯstəs , ˈkästəs+ \

Definition of costusroot 

: the fragrant root of an annual herb (Saussurea lappa) native to Kashmir that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery, in sachets, and for preserving furs

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Greek kostos costusroot + English root

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