Vetiver

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vetiver (Bot) An East Indian grass (Andropogon muricatus); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called kuskus, and khuskhus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vetiver The cuscus-grass, Andropogon squarrosus (A. muricatus), of India, the fibrous roots of which are made into tatties (see tatty). The rootstock and rootlets have a strong persistent odor compared to myrrh, and yield veti ver-oil, of modern use in European perfumery. In India an infusion is used as a cooling medicine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Vetiver vet′i-vėr the dried roots of the cuscus-grass, with an odour like sandalwood—making baskets, fans, and mats
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Usage


In news:

Vetiver You May Be Blue To Find Me Gone DiCristina.
Vetiver , the San Francisco band led by Andy Cabic, brings it's laid-back, and slightly-psych folk-pop sounds to the KEXP studio for a live performance that features songs from the albums "Tight Knit" and "The Errant Charm.
Vetiver Plays a set live on KEXP from the Bumbershoot Music lounge.
A few years back I fell accidentally into owning a copy of Vetiver 's fourth album " Tight Knit," and believe me I was glad I did.
The bluesy folk of SF singer/songwriter Andy Cabic and his band Vetiver fills the KEXP studio for this mellow live set.
But as we'll learn, it's best not to let the mellow mood set the bar for your expectations of Andy Cabic and Vetiver .
Music Review Vetiver and Crystal Stilts.
The bill at Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday was a night of indie-rock period pieces, as Vetiver and Crystal Stilts revisited specific slices of rock's past.
Bay Area band Vetiver really hit their stride on their latest release, a collection of upbeat folk with memorable melodies.
Microbes generate essential-oil compounds by metabolizing sesquiterpenes produced by vetiver's roots.
A few years back I fell accidentally into owning a copy of Vetiver's fourth album " Tight Knit," and believe me I was glad I did.
Feuille D'Menthe is a blend of several fragrant grass essential oils, with the main ingredients being sage, vetiver, mint and basilic.
Bright, lilting rock from Vetiver.
Woody Notes in Perfumery — Vetiver and Derivatives.
Vetiver hits the Independent on Sept 5.
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