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liryo [lir.yu.] : iris (n.) [bulak]
[ Etymology: Spanish: lirio: iris ]

Derivatives of liryo

n. (plant)1. flag, fleur-de-lis, iris, sword lilyplants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
~ iridaceous plantany bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae.
~ genus irislarge genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes.
~ bearded irisany of numerous wild or cultivated irises with hairlike structures on the falls (the drooping sepals).
~ beardless irisany of numerous wild or cultivated irises having no hairs on the drooping sepals (the falls).
~ bulbous irisany of various irises having a rootstock formed like a bulb.
~ iris cristata, dwarf irislow-growing summer-flowering iris of northeastern United States.
~ gladdon, gladdon iris, iris foetidissima, roast beef plant, stinking gladwyn, stinking irisiris with purple flowers and foul-smelling leaves; southern and western Europe and North Africa.
~ iris persica, persian irisbulbous iris native to Asia Minor cultivated for its pale lilac-colored flowers.
~ iris pseudacorus, yellow flag, yellow iris, yellow water flagcommon yellow-flowered iris of Europe and North Africa, naturalized in United States and often cultivated.
~ dwarf iris, iris verna, vernal irislow-growing spring-flowering American iris with bright blue-lilac flowers.
~ blue flag, iris versicolora common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers; root formerly used medicinally.
~ iris virginica, southern blue flagsimilar to blue flag; the eastern United States.
~ english iris, iris xiphioidesbulbous iris native to the Pyrenees; widely cultivated for its large delicate flowers in various colors except yellow.
n. (body)2. irismuscular 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.
~ eye, oculus, opticthe organ of sight.
~ pupilthe contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot.
~ tissue layer, membranea pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants.
n. (artifact)3. iris, iris diaphragmdiaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening.
~ diaphragm, stopa mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens.; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"