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irid

[ahy-rid]
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noun
  1. any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.
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Origin of irid

1865–70; < New Latin, Latin īrid-, stem of īris iris

irid-

  1. variant of irido- before a vowel: iridectomy.
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Historical Examples

  • I′ridal, Irid′ian, exhibiting the colours of the iris or rainbow: prismatic.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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