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English noun: Saussurea costus

1. Saussurea costus (plant) 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


Synonymscostusroot, Saussurea lappa


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Member meronymgenus Saussurea, Saussurea









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