Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland. Irish elk.

<zoology> See Elk. Irish moss.

<botany> The head of a sail tied up. Irish stew, meat, potatoes, and onions, cut in small pieces and stewed.

Origin: AS. Risc, fr. Ras the Irish. Cf. Aryan, Erse.

(01 Mar 1998)

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