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  • adj. Having colors like those of the rainbow; iridescent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having colors like those of the rainbow; iridescent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing or exhibiting colors like those of the rainbow.
  • Having an iris: used in composition: as, large-irised eyes.

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  • From the OED:

    (a.) Having the colours of the rainbow; coloured by a rainbow.

    1880 Scribner's Mag. July 347
    Bathing from time to time in waftings of irised spray.

    June 28, 2007