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Definitions of iris:
  • noun:   diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening
  • noun:   muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; it forms the colored portion of the eye
  • noun:   plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  • name:  A female given name (common: 1 in 1818 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #325)

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