Definition of Euphrasy

1. n. The plant eyebright (Euphrasia officionalis), formerly regarded as beneficial in disorders of the eyes.



Definition of Euphrasy

1. Noun. The eyebright, ''Euphrasia officinalis'', ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Euphrasy

1. an annual herb [n -SIES]

Medical Definition of Euphrasy

1. The plant eyesight (euphrasia officionalis), formerly regarded as beneficial in disorders of the eyes. "Then purged with euphrasy and rue The visual nerve, for he had much to see." (Milton) Origin: NL. Euphrasia, fr. Gr. Delight, fr. To delight; well + heart, mind: cf. LL. Eufrasia, F. Eufrasie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euphrasy

euphorias
euphoric
euphorically
euphories
euphorigenic
euphorogenic
euphory
euphotic
euphotic zone
euphotide
euphotides
euphotometric
euphrasia
euphrasias
euphrasies
euphrasy (current term)
euphroe
euphroes
euphuise
euphuised
euphuises
euphuism
euphuisms
euphuist
euphuistic
euphuistically
euphuists
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euphuized
euphuizes

Literary usage of Euphrasy

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"euphrasy, euphrasia ( Eyelet« n. Perforation, aperture* eye, eyelet-hole. Eyelet-bole, я. Eyelet. Eyesight, n. I. Vision, sense of seeing. officinaux}. ..."

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