[ir-i-dey-shuh s, ahy-ri-]
- belonging to the Iridaceae family of plants.
Compare iris family.
Origin of iridaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Iridaceae, a family of monocotyledonous plants, including iris, crocus, and gladiolus, having swordlike leaves and showy flowers