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Iro explained that he didn't say anything about soda-water at the Wimberger.
Monoxide, IrO, prepared by adding potassium hydrate to the hexachloride of iridium, and digesting the precipitate in an acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
But it was lenient with Gregorig, who had called Iro a cowardly blatherskite in debate.
Above the number ten this way of counting is not used, instead they say iro jichi or jichi no iro for 'eleven colors.'Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language|Diego Collado
From such an idea purple colour is known in poetry as Yukari no iro (the related colour).Plays of Old Japan|Marie C. Stopes