Definition of Siris

1. Noun. Large spreading Old World tree having large leaves and globose clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and long seed pods that clatter in the wind.

Exact synonyms: Albizia Lebbeck, Albizzia Lebbeck, Siris Tree
Generic synonyms: Albizia, Albizzia



Definition of Siris

1. siri [n] - See also: siri

Medical Definition of Siris

1. Evelyn, U.S. Radiologist, *1914. See: Coffin-Siris syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)

Siris Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siris

Sir William Walton
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Sir Yehudi Menuhin
Sirach
Siracusa
Siraiki
Siraj-ud-daula
Sirajganj District
Sirbonian
Siren's song
Siren song
Sirenidae
Sirian
Sirians
Sirionó
Siris
Sirius
Sirrah
Sirte
Sison
Sison amomum
Sissy
Sistani Persian
Sister
Sister Joseph's nodule
Sister Mary Joseph Dempsey
Sisters
Sistine
Sistrunk
Sistrunk operation

Literary usage of Siris

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1. The Works of George Berkeley, D.D., Bishop of Cloyne by George Berkeley (1898)
"[" siris " is one of the most extraordinary books ever written; certainly the most amazing work in the literature of British philosophy. ..."

2. Ancient Italy: Historical and Geographical Investigations in Central Italy by Ettore Pais, Charles Densmore Curtis (1907)
"... under the auspices of Athens had founded Thurii, the successor of Sybaris, and on that account siris did not rise from its ruins with its ancient name, ..."

3. Ancient Italy: Historical and Geographical Investigations in Central Italy by Ettore Pais, C. Densmore Curtis (1908)
"... under the auspices of Athens had founded Thurii, the successor of Sybaris, and on that account siris did not rise from its ruins with its ancient name, ..."

4. Selections from Berkeley: With an Introduction and Notes, for the Use of by George Berkeley, Alexander Campbell Fraser (1874)
"siris (<mpa, a chain) appeared when Berkeley was about sixty, and contains ... siris is a series of aphorisms, connected by quaint and subtle associations, ..."

5. The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts by Archaeological Institute of America (1885)
"illustrated on Plate VI. from my drawing, and its companion, known as the siris bronzes, are considered to be the finest examples known of the ..."

6. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1892)
"A few years later, in the very thick of the events to which we are now coming, siris sank to be the haven of a new inland city, the new Tarantine Herakleia, ..."

7. Indian Tea: Its Culture and Manufacture. Being a Text Book on the by Claud Bald (1908)
"On weak or dry plots this is not so ; the presence of siris brings about a ... Even in fairly moist situations, the siris can be grown with advantage, ..."

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