Synonyms for iris-germanica

1. Iris germanica (n.)

a large iris with purple or white flowers, native to central and southern Europe


2. iris (n.)

diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening


3. iris (n.)

muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye; it forms the colored portion of the eye