Japanese iris

noun

Definition of Japanese iris

: any of various beardless garden irises (especially Iris kaempferi) with very large showy flowers

First Known Use of Japanese iris

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Japanese iris.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20iris. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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