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]

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  • Saussurea costus — costusroot costusroot 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. Syn: {Saussurea costus}, Saussurea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saussurea costus — costusroot costusroot 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. Syn: {Saussurea costus}, Saussurea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saussurea costus — noun 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 • Syn: ↑costusroot, ↑Saussurea lappa • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member …   Useful english dictionary

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