bearded iris

Definitions of bearded iris
  1. noun
    any of numerous wild or cultivated irises with hairlike structures on the falls (the drooping sepals)
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    Florentine iris, Iris florentina, Iris germanica florentina, orris
    German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome
    German iris, Iris germanica
    a large iris with purple or white flowers, native to central and southern Europe
    German iris, Iris kochii
    iris of northern Italy having deep blue-purple flowers; similar to but smaller than Iris germanica
    Dalmatian iris, Iris pallida
    European iris having soft lilac-blue flowers
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    flag, fleur-de-lis, iris, sword lily
    plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
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