putchuck
Pachak Pa*chak", n. (Bot.) The fragrant roots of the {Saussurea Costus}, exported from India to China, and used for burning as incense. It is supposed to be the {costus} of the ancients. [Written also {putchuck}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Putchuck — Put*chuck , n. (Bot.) Same as {Pachak}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costus — Pachak Pa*chak , n. (Bot.) The fragrant roots of the {Saussurea Costus}, exported from India to China, and used for burning as incense. It is supposed to be the {costus} of the ancients. [Written also {putchuck}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pachak — Pa*chak , n. (Bot.) The fragrant roots of the {Saussurea Costus}, exported from India to China, and used for burning as incense. It is supposed to be the {costus} of the ancients. [Written also {putchuck}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saussurea Costus — Pachak Pa*chak , n. (Bot.) The fragrant roots of the {Saussurea Costus}, exported from India to China, and used for burning as incense. It is supposed to be the {costus} of the ancients. [Written also {putchuck}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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