Ir`i*da"ceous (?), I*rid"e*ous (?), a. [From NL. Iris, Iridis, the Iris.] Bot.

Pertaining to, or resembling, a large natural order of endogenous plants (Iridaceae), which includes the genera Iris, Ixia, Crocus, Gladiolus, and many others.

 

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