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English definition of “iris”

iris

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaɪərɪs/
PLANT a tall plant with purple, yellow, or white flowersFlowers and flowering plantsFlowers - general words
EYE the coloured part of your eyeEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasersThe eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes
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