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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Belonging or pertaining to the Xyridaceae, a family of flowering plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a natural order (Xyrideæ) of endogenous plants, of which Xyris is the type.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized like Xyris; belonging to the Xyrideæ (Xyridaceæ).


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