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  • Iris —  / iris swords / iris sword    A colourful and distinctive flower. Frodo and Sam found it growing in Ithilien, and the Gladden River and Fields took their name from a variety of this flower. The iris swords mentioned in The Lord of the Rings are… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Iris (Romanian band) — Iris Iris (2010). From left to right: Valter Popa, Nelu Dumitrescu, Cristian Minculescu, Relu Marin, Doru Boro Borobeică Background information Origin Bucharest …   Wikipedia

  • Iris pallida — ssp. pseudopallida Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Iris orjenii — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • iris — [ī′ris] n. pl. irises; also for 3, irides [ir′i dēz΄, ī′ridēz΄]; also for 4 & 5, iris [LME < L < Gr iris (gen. iridos) < IE * wir (> WIRE) < base * wei , to turn, bend] 1. a rainbow 2. a rainbowlike show or play of colors 3 …   English World dictionary

  • IRIS ENSATA THUNB. - КАСАТИК МЕЧЕВИДНЫЙ — см. 203. Многолетнее растение. I. ensata Thunb. К. мечевидный Trans. Linn. Soc. II (1794) 328. Regel (1953) 310. Верещагин и др. (1959) 111. S у n. I. lactea Pall.; I. caricifolia Pall.; I. graminea Thunb. (non L.); I. triflora Balbis; I.… …   Справочник растений

  • Sword-shaped — a. (Bot.) Shaped like a sword; ensiform, as the long, flat leaves of the Iris, cattail, and the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iris — ► NOUN 1) a flat, coloured, ring shaped membrane behind the cornea of the eye, with an adjustable circular opening (pupil) in the centre. 2) a plant with sword shaped leaves and purple or yellow flowers. ORIGIN Greek, rainbow, iris …   English terms dictionary

  • sword lily — noun 1. plants with sword shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals • Syn: ↑iris, ↑flag, ↑fleur de lis • Hypernyms: ↑iridaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iris (plant) — This article is about the Iris plant. For other uses, see Iris (disambiguation). Other plants named iris are found elsewhere in the Iridaceae. Iris Blood Iris (Iris sanguinea), known as ayame in Japan …   Wikipedia

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