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English → English (WordNet) Definition: irides irides See iris iris n 1: plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals [syn: flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lily ] 2: muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; it forms the colored portion of the eye 3: diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening [syn: iris diaphragm] [also: irides (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Irides Iris \I"ris\, n.; pl. E. Irises, L. Irides. [L. iris, iridis, the goddess, Gr. ?, ?, the rainbow, iris of the eye, the plant Iris. Cf. Orris.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of the rainbow, and swift-footed messenger of the gods. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The rainbow. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 3. An appearance resembling the rainbow; a prismatic play of colors. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 4. (Anat.) The contractile membrane perforated by the pupil, and forming the colored portion of the eye. See Eye. [1913 Webster] 5. (Bot.) A genus of plants having showy flowers and bulbous or tuberous roots, of which the flower-de-luce (fleur-de-lis), orris, and other species of flag are examples. See Illust. of Flower-de-luce. [1913 Webster] 6. (Her.) See Fleur-de-lis, 2. [1913 Webster] 7. (Zo["o]l.) the inner circle of an oscillated color spot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 8. same as iris diaphragm. [PJC]


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