Origin of siris
1870–75; < Hindi siris, siras; compare Sanskrit śirīṣa
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Examples from the Web for siris
The results of his investigations were published in the 'Querist' and in 'Siris.'
He next visited Siris, in lower Italy, a city of which he speaks very favourably.
Sic quoque etiamnum Siris, ut ante, nominatus per aliquos in totum Homero gyptus, aliisque Triton.
Bishop Berkeley, in his pamphlet Siris, started a flourishing tar-water craze, which lived long and died slowly.Customs and Fashions in Old New England
Alice Morse Earle
Earle's "vulgar-spirited" man, with whom "to thrive is to do well," recalls a famous passage in the Siris.Microcosmography