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Main Entry: iris
Pronunciation: primarystressimacr-rschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural iris·es /-rschwa-sschwaz /; or iri·des /primarystressimacr-rschwa-secondarystressdemacronz, primarystressir-schwa-/
1 : the colored part around the pupil of the eye that changes in size to control the amount of light entering the pupil
2 also plural iris : any of a large genus of plants with long pointed leaves and large usually brightly colored flowers
3 : IRIS DIAPHRAGM
[iris illustration]


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