Definition of gladdon in English:
A purple-flowered iris native to Eurasia and North Africa, which produces an unpleasant odour, especially when bruised. Also called stinking iris.
- Iris foetidissima, family Iridaceae
- One of them is the reserve of gladdons located near the southern town gates.
- Its botanical name is Iris foetidissima and it is also known as stinking gladwin or gladdon.
- This plant is also known as sweet root, sweet rush, sweet cane, sweet flag, gladdon, sweet myrtle, myrtle grass, myrtle sedge, and cinnamon sedge.