Spanish iris

noun

Definition of Spanish iris

: a bulbous iris (Iris xiphium) of the western Mediterranean region having usually violet-purple flowers with a short perianth tube

called also xiphium iris

— compare english iris , persian iris

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“Spanish iris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spanish%20iris. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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