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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Iridaceous  \Ir`i*da"ceous\,  Irideous  \I*rid"e*ous\,  a.  [From  NL 
  Iris,  Iridis,  the  Iris.]  (Bot.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  a  large  natural  order  of 
  endogenous  plants  ({Iridace[ae]}),  which  includes  the  genera 
  {Iris},  {Ixia},  {Crocus},  {Gladiolus},  and  many  others