IRIX n. A variant of the UNIX
Operating System designed by Silicon Graphics, Inc. to run on its MIPS
processor based, IRIS graphical workstations.
Origin: Greek, meaning "Falcon." Also, a possible combination of the terms IRIS and UNIX, "Integrated Raster Imaging uniX."
My girlfriend sat on my face and made me toss her salad for 12 hours. She said it was because "You give that damn IRIX box more attention than me."