orris, n. [Prob. corrupted from It. ireos iris. See Iris.].
A plant of the genus Iris (Iris Florentina); a kind of flower-de-luce. Its rootstock has an odor resembling that of violets. [1913 Webster]
Orris pea(Med.), an issue pea made from orris root. --
Orris root, the fragrant rootstock of the orris.
A sort of gold or silver lace. Johnson. [1913 Webster]
A peculiar pattern in which gold lace or silver lace is worked; especially, one in which the edges are ornamented with conical figures placed at equal distances, with spots between them. [1913 Webster]