[ Prob. corrupted from Italian ireos
iris. See Iris
A plant of the genus Iris
( I. Florentina
); a kind of flower-de- luce. Its rootstock has an odor resembling that of violets. Orris pea (Medicine)
, an issue pea made from...
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• (n.) A plant of the genus Iris (I. Florentina); a kind of flower-de-luce. Its rootstock has an odor resembling that of violets. • (n.) A peculiar pattern in which gold lace or silver lace is worked; especially, one in which the edges are ornamented with conical figures placed at equal distances, with spots between them. • (n.) A so...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ōr′is Synonyms: iris
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=63419
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