Definition of Eucharis

1. n. A genus of South American amaryllidaceous plants with large and beautiful white blossoms.



Definition of Eucharis

1. a flowering plant [n -RISES]

Medical Definition of Eucharis

1. A genus of South American amaryllidaceous plants with large and beautiful white blossoms. Origin: NL, fr. L. Eucharis agreeable, Gr. See Eucharist. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eucharis

eucalyptus tree
eucalyptuses
eucapnia
eucaryon
eucaryons
eucaryot
eucaryote
eucaryotes
eucaryotic
eucaryots
eucasin
eucatastrophe
eucatastrophes
eucatastrophic
eucatropine hydrochloride
eucharis (current term)
eucharises
eucharist
eucharistic
eucharistical
euchelicerate
euchlorhydria
euchloric
euchlorine
eucholia
euchologion
euchologue
euchology
euchre
euchred

Literary usage of Eucharis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The hybrid gets its white color from eucharis, the fls. of ... The hybrid lacks the beautiful staminal cup of eucharis, and has a distinctly bell-shaped ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"The hybrid gets its white color from eucharis, the flowers of ... The hybrid lacks the beautiful staminal cup of eucharis, and has a distinctly bell-shaped ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"THAT there are, and have been, very many failures with the eucharis cannot be denied, but when it comes to deciding what are the causes of these unfortunate ..."

4. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1893)
"COMPARISON STARS TO eucharis (181). The stars following, used for micrometer comparison with eucharis (181), were observed with the meridian circle in ..."

5. Onesimus, Memoirs of a Disciple of St. Paul: Memoirs of a Disciple of St. Paul by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1882)
"OF eucharis AND OF MY LIFE AT ATHENS. PARTLY perhaps because eucharis had lived with her father some years in Rome, (where women lead not so sequestered a ..."

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