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Iris In Greek mythology, goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods. Depicted as swift-footed, golden-winged and robed in bright colours, she appears in numerous classical writings, including Euripides' Herakles.

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Iris (in Greek mythology)

Iris (ī´rĬs), in Greek mythology, goddess of the rainbow; daughter of Electra and Thaumas. She was often represented as a messenger of Zeus and Hera.

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Iris

I·ris / ˈīris/ Greek Mythol. the goddess of the rainbow, who acted as a messenger of the gods.

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Iris

Iris in Greek mythology, the goddess of the rainbow, who acted as a messenger of the gods.

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