[ ahy-rid ]
/ ˈaɪ rɪd /
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any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.
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What does JEDI stand for?
Origin of irid
1865–70; <New Latin, Latin īrid-, stem of īrisiris
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Other definitions for irid (2 of 2)
variant of irido- before a vowel: iridectomy.
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How to use irid in a sentence
I′ridal, Irid′ian, exhibiting the colours of the iris or rainbow: prismatic.
The uinal coefficient in A6 has for its essential elements the large bulging eye, square irid, and snaglike front tooth.An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs|Sylvanus Griswold Morley