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xIris
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
IE-ris
Meaning
Colors of rainbow
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Iris originates in Greek language and means "colors of rainbow". In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of rainbow and the messenger of all gods. The word is also used for the part of the eye which encircles the pupil. Finally, it is a a flowering plant of various colors. As a feminine given name, Iris has been fairly popular in the United States.

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