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What are some things that start with the letter "i"?

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Some nouns that begin with the letter "i" are ivory, island, iron, ice and idea. Other nouns that begin with "i" are idiot, idol, illustration, imagination and ink.

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Animals that begin with "i" include the ibex, ibis, iguana, impala and inchworm. An ibex is a wild goat with large curved horns. The long-legged ibis is a wading bird with a down-curving bill. An iguana is a large tropical lizard. An impala is an African antelope with ridged curved horns and excellent jumping ability, and an inchworm is a small hairless caterpillar.

Foods that begin with "i" include ice cream, ilama and Indian mustard. An ilama is a whitish tropical fruit with a pink tinge. Indian mustard is a plant whose leaves are eaten as cooked greens. Plants that begin in "i" include irises, ivies and idesias. An idesia is a deciduous Asiatic tree known for its heart-shaped leaves, yellow-green flowers and orange-red berries.

Other objects that begin with "i" are iceboats, immunosuppressants, inlets, interferometers and iodine. An iceboat is a ship with a reinforced bow that can break up ice. By purposefully lowering the body's normal immune response, immunosuppressants allow such medical advances as organ transplants. An inlet is an arm off a larger body of water. Engineers and scientists use interferometers to measure waves using interference patterns.

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