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ROOT. That part of a tree or plant under ground from which it draws most of its nourishment from the earth.
     2. When the roots of a tree planted in one man's land extend into that of another, this circumstance does not give the latter any right to the tree, though such is the doctrine of the civil law; Dig. 41, 1, 7, 13; but such person has a right to cut off the roots up to his line. Rolle's R. 394, vide Tree.
     3. In a figurative sense, the term root is used to signify the person from whom one or more others are descended. Vide Descent; Per stirpes.

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Bombay Sapphire's botanical list includes Spanish lemon peel, Moroccan coriander seeds, angelica and orris roots, cubeb berries and grains of paradise.
You can scent such fixatives as orris roots, calamus root and cellulose fiber seperately and blend with dry ingredients later.
CITRUS AND ROSE POTPOURRI 9 ounces dried scented rose petals 3 1/2 ounces dried lavender airtight container dried grated peel of 2 large lemons 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon orris root
Orris root comes from three closely related irises - Iris germanica, Iris florentina and Iris pallida.
Spent juniper berries, lemon peels, grains of paradise, coriander, cubeb berries, orris root, almonds, cassia bark, licorice and angelica are burned with other organic matter to create the heat needed to distill gin.
Spent juniper berries, lemon peels, grains of paradise, coriander, cubeb berries, orris root, almonds, cassia bark, licorice, and angelica are burned with other organic matter to create the heat needed to distill gin.
47% ABV; distilled from juniper berries, Seville orange peel, coriander seed, orris root, bitter almond, Sicilian lemon peel, angelica seeds and root, licorice.
Fresh spices and the woody aroma of orris root are combined for an adventurous yet lavish scent with top notes of tonka bean and Jamaican coffee.
04 Petrana's blooming Black Iris reveals its dark complexion from the foundation of wild orris root and green violet leaf absolute.
The flavouring of the drink comes from a recipe of 10 ingredients: almond, lemon peel, liquorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia, cubeb and grains of paradise.
The gin's angelica root and angelica seed have dry and earthy characteristics; coriander seeds add spicy citrus notes; liquorice lends a bittersweet, woody quality; almonds leave a trail of marzipan and soft spice; orris root adds flavours not unlike Parma violets, while the dried peels of lemons and Seville oranges sharpen the combination and heighten the effect of the carefully-balanced medley.