Definition of Iris versicolor

1. Noun. A common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers; root formerly used medicinally.

Exact synonyms: Blue Flag
Generic synonyms: Flag, Fleur-de-lis, Iris, Sword Lily



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iris Versicolor

Iris
Iris Murdoch
Iris cristata
Iris filifolia
Iris florentina
Iris foetidissima
Iris germanica
Iris germanica florentina
Iris kaempferi
Iris kochii
Iris pallida
Iris persica
Iris pseudacorus
Iris tingitana
Iris verna
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE
Irish English
Irish Free State
Irish Gaelic
Irish National Liberation Army
Irish Republican Army
Irish Sea
Irish Sign Language
Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhounds

Literary usage of Iris versicolor

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1. Specific Medication and Specific Medicines by John Milton Scudder (1870)
"iris versicolor. (BLUE FLAG) We find the Iris described in our Dispensatory as " among the most valuable of our medicinal plants," " termed the mercury of ..."

2. The homœopathic vade mecum of modern medicine and surgery by Edward Harris Ruddock (1871)
"iris versicolor—Blue-flag. Blue-flag is an aquatic plant common throughout the United States, presenting blue or purple flowers from May to July. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"iris versicolor. July 25th. At 1 AM took 8 drops, an immediate feeling as though the brain was partially narcotized, soon followed by sharp, cutting pains ..."

4. A Text-book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Characteristic, Analytical by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite (1909)
"iris versicolor. Synonym. — Iris Hexagona. Natural order. — Iridaceae. Common names.—Blue Flag. Fleur-de-luce. Habitat.—An indigenous plant found in low wet ..."

5. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1897)
"iris versicolor. (Blue Flag.) DESCRIPTION.—An indigenous plant, with a fleshy, horizontal, fibrous root, or rhizoma. It is common throughout the United ..."

6. Specific Medication and Specific Medicines by John Milton Scudder (1870)
"iris versicolor. (BLUE FLAG) We find the Iris described in our Dispensatory as " among the most valuable of our medicinal plants," " termed the mercury of ..."

7. The homœopathic vade mecum of modern medicine and surgery by Edward Harris Ruddock (1871)
"iris versicolor—Blue-flag. Blue-flag is an aquatic plant common throughout the United States, presenting blue or purple flowers from May to July. ..."

8. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"iris versicolor. July 25th. At 1 AM took 8 drops, an immediate feeling as though the brain was partially narcotized, soon followed by sharp, cutting pains ..."

9. A Text-book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Characteristic, Analytical by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite (1909)
"iris versicolor. Synonym. — Iris Hexagona. Natural order. — Iridaceae. Common names.—Blue Flag. Fleur-de-luce. Habitat.—An indigenous plant found in low wet ..."

10. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1897)
"iris versicolor. (Blue Flag.) DESCRIPTION.—An indigenous plant, with a fleshy, horizontal, fibrous root, or rhizoma. It is common throughout the United ..."

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