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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - More than one prismatic crystal.

Usage examples (29)
  • The eyes are oblique, the pupils round, and the 'irides' light-brown.
  • It flexed irides-cently in her hands but did not protest.
  • My favourite plurals are irides - for iris - and clitorides, similarly formed lexically if not anatomically.
  • Head not banded, fins tawny, with oblong black spots, eyes prominent, irides reddish-orange: this is a very abundant species. for more
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