irid

[ ahy-rid ]
/ ˈaɪ rɪd /

noun

any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.

QUIZZES

FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?

Origin of irid

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

Definition for irid (2 of 2)

irid-

variant of irido- before a vowel: iridectomy.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for irid