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irid

[ahy-rid] /ˈaɪ rɪd/
noun
1.
any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.
Origin of irid
1865-1870
1865-70; < New Latin, Latin īrid-, stem of īris iris
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  • I drew them large; I shaped them well: the eyelashes I traced long and sombre; the irids lustrous and large.

    Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte

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