iris
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Usage note
The plural of "iris" is "irises."
iris(
ay
-
rihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el iris
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
People say that he is strange because his eyes have irises of different colors.Dicen que es raro porque sus ojos tienen iris de colores diferentes.
2. (botany)
a. el lirio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pastor's wife decorated the church with white irises because she considered them a symbol of purity.La esposa del pastor decoró la iglesia con lirios blancos porque los consideraba símbolos de pureza.
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iris
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of eye)
a. el iris
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (flower)
a. el lirio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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iris [ˈaɪərɪs]
noun
irises (plural)
1 (Anat) iris (m)
2 (Bot) lirio (m)
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iris
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Usage note
The plural of “iris” is “iris.”
iris(
ee
-
rees
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (anatomy)
a. iris
Es una condición poco común. La iris de mis ojos cambia de color según el entorno.It's a rare condition. The color of my irises varies according to my surroundings.
2. (weather)
a. rainbow
Era la primera vez que ví un iris doble cuando dejó de llover.It was the first time that I saw a double rainbow after the rain.
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iris
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. iris
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iris
1 (Anatomía) iris
hacer un iris (Latinoamérica) to wink
2 (Meteorología) rainbow
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iris flower
el lirio
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arco iris
rainbow
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