from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various irises characterized by a conspicuous region of hairs or hairlike structures on the lower parts of the three outer drooping perianth segments.
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- n. any of numerous wild or cultivated irises with hairlike structures on the falls (the drooping sepals)
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