adjective ir·i·des·cent \-sənt\

: shining with many different colors when seen from different angles

Full Definition of IRIDESCENT

:  having or exhibiting iridescence
ir·i·des·cent·ly adverb

First Known Use of IRIDESCENT

IRIDESCENTLY Defined for Kids


adjective ir·i·des·cent \ˌir-ə-ˈde-sənt\

Definition of IRIDESCENT for Kids

:  having iridescence
Medical Dictionary


adjective ir·i·des·cent \ˌir-ə-ˈdes-ənt\

Medical Definition of IRIDESCENT

:  having or exhibiting a display of colors producing rainbow effects
ir·i·des·cence \-ən(t)s\ noun


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