Meaning of iridescent

ir•i•des•cent

Pronunciation: (ir"i-des'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow.
—n.
  1. an iridescent cloth, material, or other substance: new fall dresses of imported iridescents.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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