Synonyms for IRISˈaɪ rɪs; ˈɪr ɪˌdiz, ˈaɪ rɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iris, flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lily(noun)

    plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals

    iris, iris diaphragm, masthead, flag, gladiola, signal flag, sword lily, flagstone, pin, gladiolus, glad, fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys

  2. iris(noun)

    muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye; it forms the colored portion of the eye

    sword lily, flag, iris diaphragm, fleur-de-lis

  3. iris, iris diaphragm(noun)

    diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

    iris, sword lily, flag, iris diaphragm, fleur-de-lis

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. iris(n.)


  2. iris(n.)

    (Bot.) flower-de-luce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

lris, diaphragm, retinal, diafragma, aires

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. iris

    Iris douglasiana

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