Definition of 'iris'
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Example sentences containing 'iris'
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They look good planted with purple iris. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The irises of their eyes have an unusual lacy appearance. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)That was the beginning of a short but torrid affair with hybrid bearded irises. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)May is one of my favourite times of the year as it is the month when bearded irises begin to emerge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That's the power of iris recognition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On the east front, purple iris is planted right against the house. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The voles breed in burrows in the bank, and feed on plants such as yellow iris. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Once flowering is over, lift and divide overgrown clumps of bearded irises. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Plants such as Siberian irises can be lifted and potted as soon as the leaves have died down. The Sun (2013)There is a pink colour to the iris of the eyes, and skin and hair can be pure white. The Sun (2012)In the bearded iris hybrids, this pattern has been exploited and refined until the individual blossoms resemble ephemeral pieces of sculpture. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)I've always had a thing about bearded irises. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The iris recognition system, which has been criticised for delays, is being reviewed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yellow flag, or yellow iris, has grown tall beside rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Yellow iris, or yellow flag, is now in bloom along the banks of lakes and rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)NOW is a good time to make the most of your flag iris plants by dividing them to spread around the garden or share with friends. The Sun (2008)The ideal time to plant bearded irises is September, but the best time to view them is now. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Wall eye Can appear unsightly, but it is just that the colouring of the iris is white or blue white. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)Owners will gain access to the building by fingerprint and iris recognition, and no guests will enter without photo ID. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And remember, with bearded irises, you will have three times as many to play with when you divide them a few years down the line. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'iris'
British English: iris /ˈaɪrɪs/ NOUN
The iris is the round coloured part of a person's eye.
- American English: iris
- Arabic: قَزَحِيَّةُ العَيْـنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: íris
- Chinese: 虹膜
- Croatian: šarenica
- Czech: duhovka
- Danish: iris
- Dutch: iris steen
- European Spanish: iris
- Finnish: silmän värikalvo
- French: iris
- German: Iris
- Greek: ίριδα
- Italian: iris
- Japanese: アヤメ
- Korean: 홍채
- Norwegian: iris
- Polish: tęczówka
- European Portuguese: íris
- Romanian: iris
- Russian: радужная оболочка глаза
- Spanish: iris
- Swedish: iris
- Thai: ม่านตา
- Turkish: iris
- Ukrainian: райдужна оболонка
- Vietnamese: mống mắt
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