derris : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons
- Phil Jackson in SI.com
Unfortunately for Doug he wasn't ready to accept the mentoring of Tex Winter,Jackson says. "He was under a lot of derris at the time, but as an assistant I learned a lot from Tex."