Inro
Inro In"ro, n. [Jap. inr[=o]; in seal + r[=o] box.] A small closed receptacle or set of receptacles of hard material, as lacquered wood, iron, bronze, or ivory, used by the Japanese to hold medicines, perfumes, and the like, and carried in the girdle. It is usually secured by a silk cord by which the wearer may grasp it, which cord passes through an ornamental button or knob called a netsuke. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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