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iridaceous Line breaks: iri|da¦ceous
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪrɪˈdeɪʃəs/
/ˌɪrɪˈdeɪʃəs/

Definition of iridaceous in English:

adjective

Botany
Relating to or denoting plants of the iris family (Iridaceae), which grow from bulbs, corms, or rhizomes.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Iridaceae (plural), based on Greek iris, irid- 'rainbow', + -ous.

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