khuskhus

noun khus·khus \ˈkəskəs\
variants: or

khuskhus grass

less commonly

khus

\ˈkəs\ or

kuskus

or

cuscus

\ˈkəskəs\

Definition of khuskhus

plural

-es

  1. :  an aromatic grass (Andropogon zizamoides) whose especially fragrant roots yield an oil used in perfumery and are also made into mats in tropical India —called also vetiver

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Origin and Etymology of khuskhus

Persian & Hindi khaskhas


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