iridaceous

adjective
iri·​da·​ceous

Definition of iridaceous

1 : of or relating to the family Iridaceae or especially the genus Iris
2 : resembling an iris silvery blue iridaceous flowers

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History and Etymology for iridaceous

New Latin Iridaceae + English -ous

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“Iridaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iridaceous. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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