[ ahy-rid ]
/ ˈaɪ rɪd /
any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.
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Origin of irid
1865–70; <New Latin, Latin īrid-, stem of īrisiris
Words nearby irid
Definition for irid (2 of 2)
variant of irido- before a vowel: iridectomy.
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Example sentences from the Web for irid
I′ridal, Irid′ian, exhibiting the colours of the iris or rainbow: prismatic.