Ever since I was a kid I have liked irises. I've always grown them
in my garden, and have had good luck with them. Only later in life
did I find out that the iris is also known as the "Rainbow Flower".
I suppose this has something to do with Iris being the Greek goddess
of the rainbow. It turns out that the Polish word for iris is:
Which is the diminutive form of the word for rainbow, so literally,
The greek word for rainbow is Ouranio Toxo (sky bow), which is
similar to French "Arc-en-ciel". The Spanish is "Arco Iris"
The Greek spelling of Ouranio Toxo is:
And the greek word for Iris is, not surprisingly, "Iris", spelled:
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