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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an annual herb (Saussurea costus) of the eastern Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery and for preserving furs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The root of Saussurea Lappa (Aucklandia Costus), a composite plant of Cashmere.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. annual herb of the eastern Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery and for preserving furs

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