irid

[ ahy-rid ]
/ ˈaɪ rɪd /

noun

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
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Example sentences from the Web for irids

  • I drew them large; I shaped them well: the eyelashes I traced long and sombre; the irids lustrous and large.

    Jane Eyre|Charlotte Bronte