Definition of iris noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈaɪrɪs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪrɪs//
    Face, Plants
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  1. 1 the round coloured part that surrounds the pupil of your eye See related entries: Face
  2. 2 a tall plant with long pointed leaves and large purple or yellow flowers See related entries: Plants
  3. Word Originmodern Latin, via Latin from Greek iris ‘rainbow, iris’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: iris

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