from The Century Dictionary.
- Characterized like
Xyris; belonging to the Xyrideæ (Xyridaceæ).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order (
Xyrideæ) of endogenous plants, of which Xyris is the type.
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- adjective Belonging or pertaining to the Xyridaceae, a
familyof flowering plants.
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