Definition of Iris

Iris n. means: The goddess of the rainbow, and swift-footed messenger of the gods.

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Iris n. means: The goddess of the rainbow, and swift-footed messenger of the gods.

Meaning of Iris

Iris (n.) means: The goddess of the rainbow, and swift-footed messenger of the gods.

More meanings / definitions of Iris or words, sentences containing Iris?

Uvea (n.): The posterior pigmented layer of the iris; -- sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat.

Pupil (n.): The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under Eye, and Iris.

Water flag (): A European species of Iris (Iris Pseudacorus) having bright yellow flowers.

Iris (n.): The rainbow.

Irises (pl. ): of Iris

Irides (pl. ): of Iris

Iris (n.): See Fleur-de-lis, 2.

Iridic (a.): Of or pertaining to the iris of the eye.

Irian (a.): Of or pertaining to the iris.

Iritis (n.): An inflammation of the iris of the eye.

Seg (n.): The gladen, and other species of Iris.

Sunbow (n.): A rainbow; an iris.

Fleur-de-lis (n.): The iris. See Flower-de-luce.

Iridian (a.): Of or pertaining to the iris or rainbow.

Whally (a.): Having the iris of light color; -- said of horses.

Whall (n.): A light color of the iris in horses; wall-eye.

Wall-eye (n.): An eye in which the iris is of a very light gray or whitish color; -- said usually of horses.

Iris (n.): The goddess of the rainbow, and swift-footed messenger of the gods.

Iris (n.): An appearance resembling the rainbow; a prismatic play of colors.

Synechia (n.): A disease of the eye, in which the iris adheres to the cornea or to the capsule of the crystalline lens.

Iris (n.): The contractile membrane perforated by the pupil, and forming the colored portion of the eye. See Eye.

Iridectomy (n.): The act or process of cutting out a portion of the iris in order to form an artificial pupil.

Ixia (n.): A South African bulbous plant of the Iris family, remarkable for the brilliancy of its flowers.

Flag (n.): An aquatic plant, with long, ensiform leaves, belonging to either of the genera Iris and Acorus.

Cornea (n.): The transparent part of the coat of the eyeball which covers the iris and pupil and admits light to the interior. See Eye.

Orris (n.): A plant of the genus Iris (I. Florentina); a kind of flower-de-luce. Its rootstock has an odor resembling that of violets.

Irideous (a.): Pertaining to, or resembling, a large natural order of endogenous plants (Iridaceae), which includes the genera Iris, Ixia, Crocus, Gladiolus, and many others.

Equitant (a.): Overlapping each other; -- said of leaves whose bases are folded so as to overlap and bestride the leaves within or above them, as in the iris.

Gladiate (a.): Sword-shaped; resembling a sword in form, as the leaf of the iris, or of the gladiolus.

Gladen (n.): Sword grass; any plant with sword-shaped leaves, esp. the European Iris foetidissima.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Iris

Meaning of Uvea

Uvea means: The posterior pigmented layer of the iris; -- sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat.

Meaning of Pupil

Pupil means: The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under Eye, and Iris.

Meaning of Water flag

Water flag means: A European species of Iris (Iris Pseudacorus) having bright yellow flowers.

Meaning of Iris

Iris means: The rainbow.

Meaning of Irises

Irises means: of Iris

Meaning of Irides

Irides means: of Iris

Meaning of Iris

Iris means: See Fleur-de-lis, 2.

Meaning of Iridic

Iridic means: Of or pertaining to the iris of the eye.

Meaning of Irian

Irian means: Of or pertaining to the iris.

Meaning of Iritis

Iritis means: An inflammation of the iris of the eye.

Meaning of Seg

Seg means: The gladen, and other species of Iris.

Meaning of Sunbow

Sunbow means: A rainbow; an iris.

Meaning of Fleur-de-lis

Fleur-de-lis means: The iris. See Flower-de-luce.

Meaning of Iridian

Iridian means: Of or pertaining to the iris or rainbow.

Meaning of Whally

Whally means: Having the iris of light color; -- said of horses.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Intimation

Intimation means: A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design.

Meaning of Piatti

Piatti means: Cymbals.

Meaning of Rigor

Rigor means: A sense of chilliness, with contraction of the skin; a convulsive shuddering or tremor, as in the chill preceding a fever.

Meaning of Striction

Striction means: The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.

Meaning of Swayed

Swayed means: Bent down, and hollow in the back; sway-backed; -- said of a horse.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of FRIED EGG

FRIED EGG means: Fried egg is Australian and British slang for leg.

Meaning of YSIC

YSIC means: Why Should I Care?

Meaning of jack

jack means: Money. He's a nice-looking guy but he doesn't have enough jack for me.

Meaning of Faloupoo

Faloupoo means: When someone is acting spacy ex. katelyn was acting so faloupoo in class today.

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