Synonyms for iris-xiphioides

1. Iris xiphioides (n.)

bulbous iris native to the Pyrenees; widely cultivated for its large delicate flowers in various colors except yellow


2. 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


3. iris (n.)

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