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English definition of “iris”

iris

noun [C] uk   /ˈaɪ.rɪs/ us  

iris noun [C] (FLOWER)

a tall plant that has blue, yellow, or white flowers and long, narrow leaves

iris noun [C] (EYE)

the coloured circular part of that eye that surrounds the black pupil (= central part)
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