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Related / Similar Words: iris diaphragm, flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lily

 

Definition:
  • diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening;
  • muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; it forms the colored portion of the eye;
  • plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals;

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    Hyponyms: bearded iris, beardless iris, bulbous iris, dwarf iris, Iris cristata, stinking iris, gladdon, gladdon iris, stinking gladwyn, roast beef plant, Iris foetidissima, Persian iris, Iris persica, yellow iris, yellow flag, yellow water flag, Iris pseudacorus, vernal iris, Iris verna, blue flag, Iris versicolor, southern blue flag, Iris virginica, English iris, Iris xiphioides

     

    Part Meronyms: eye, oculus, optic

     

    Member Meronyms: genus Iris

     

    Anagrams: SSRI

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 鳶尾花   Dutch: iris and regenboogvlies  
    Finnish: kehäkalvo and kurjenmiekka   French: iris  
    German: Iris   Greek: ίρις  
    Italian: iride and iris   Japanese: あやめ and 虹彩  
    Korean: 붓꽃 and 홍채   Portuguese: íris  
    Russian: ирис and радужная оболочка   Slovene: šarenica  
    Spanish: iris and lirio   Telugu: కంటిపాప  
     
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