xiphium iris

noun, sometimes capitalized X
xiph·​i·​um iris | \ ¦zifēəm- \

Definition of xiphium iris

: spanish iris

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History and Etymology for xiphium iris

xiphium from New Latin, from Greek xiphion corn flag, from xiphos sword

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“Xiphium iris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xiphium%20iris. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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