irid

[ahy-rid]
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noun

any plant belonging to the Iridaceae, the iris family.

Origin of irid

1865–70; < New Latin, Latin īrid-, stem of īris iris
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Examples from the Web for irids

Historical Examples of 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