Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Exhibiting the prismatic colours; iridescent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Exhibiting the prismatic colors; irised; iridescent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rainbow-colored; iridescent.

Etymologies

See iris. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His head, laden with an Assyrian mitre, was bent, and he was watching the gold plate on his breast; it was covered with fatidical stones, and the flame mirrored in it formed irisated lights.

    Salammbo

  • One evening, when a shower had surprised them, the sun, showing behind the downpour, lit up the whole rain cloud, and upon their heads there fell a spray of glowing water, irisated with pink and azure.

    His Masterpiece

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