(mineralogy) another name for iris (sense 3)
noun 1. a streamlined, cigar-shaped swift jack, Elagatis bipinnulata, of warm seas, having a blue back, light-colored abdomen, and blue-bordered yellow stripes on its sides: a food and game fish.
noun 1. an embiotocid fish, Hypsurus caryi, living off the Pacific coast of North America, having red, orange, and blue stripes on the body.
- Rainbow series
publication Any of several series of technical manuals distinguished by cover colour. The original rainbow series was the NCSC security manuals (see Orange Book, crayola books); the term has also been commonly applied to the PostScript reference set (see Red Book, Green Book, Blue Book, White Book). Which books are meant by “”the” rainbow series” […]
noun 1. a burrowing snake, Farancia erytrogramma, of the southeastern U.S., having red and black stripes along the body, a red and yellow underside, and a sharp-tipped tail used in maneuvering prey.