- any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.
Origin of irid
1865–70; < New Latin, Latin īrid-, stem of īris iris
- variant of irido- before a vowel: iridectomy.
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I′ridal, Irid′ian, exhibiting the colours of the iris or rainbow: prismatic.