bearded iris
noun Date: 1923 any of numerous wild or cultivated irises with a growth of short hairs on each fall

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • iris — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. flag, blue flag, yellow flag, fleur de lis, bearded iris, Siberian iris, Japanese iris, Dutch iris, orris root, gladdon, Iris Germanica (Latin); see also flower 2 , plant …   English dictionary for students

  • Iris florentina — noun German iris having large white flowers with lavender tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome • Syn: ↑Florentine iris, ↑orris, ↑Iris germanica florentina • Hypernyms: ↑bearded iris • Member Meronyms: ↑orrisroot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iris germanica florentina — noun German iris having large white flowers with lavender tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome • Syn: ↑Florentine iris, ↑orris, ↑Iris florentina • Hypernyms: ↑bearded iris • Member Meronyms: ↑orrisroot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iris kochii — noun iris of northern Italy having deep blue purple flowers; similar to but smaller than Iris germanica • Syn: ↑German iris • Hypernyms: ↑bearded iris …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iris germanica — noun a large iris with purple or white flowers, native to central and southern Europe • Syn: ↑German iris • Hypernyms: ↑bearded iris …   Useful english dictionary

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