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Definition of Iris

Iris
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. 2. The rainbow. --Sir T. Browne. 3. An appearance resembling the rainbow; a prismatic play of colors. --Tennyson. 4. (Anat.) The contractile membrane perforated by the pupil, and forming the colored portion of the eye. See Eye. 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. 6. (Her.) See Fleur-de-lis, 2.
Iris
Iris I"ris, n. (Zo["o]l.) Inner circle of an oscillated color spot.

Meaning of Iris from wikipedia

- to violet Iris (insect), a genus of praying mantis Iris (mythology), a Gr**** goddess Iris (plant), a genus of flowering plants Iris or IRIS may also refer...
- Iris (stylized as i☆Ris) is a ****anese voice acting and singing female idol group, formed in 2012 by Avex. It consists of six members: Saki Yamakita, Yū...
- In humans and most mammals and birds, the iris (plural: irides or irises) is a thin, annular structure in the eye, responsible for controlling the diameter...
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- Iris Apfel (née Barrel; born August 29, 1921) is an American businesswoman, interior designer, and fashion icon. Born Iris Barrel in Astoria, Queens, New...
- The IRIS-T (Infra Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled) is a German-led program to develop a short-range infrared homing air-to-air missile...
- In Gr**** mythology, Iris (/ˈaɪrɪs/; Gr****: Ίρις Ancient Gr****: [îːris]) is the personification and goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods. According...
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- Iris Apatow (/ˈæpətaʊ/; born October 12, 2002) is an American actress known for her role as Arya in the Netflix series Love, as well as Charlotte in the...
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