euphrasy

euphrasy

[yoo-fruh-see]
noun, plural euphrasies. Botany.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English eufrasie < Medieval Latin eufrasia < Greek euphrasía cheerfulness, gladness (Compare euphraínein to cheer, be glad)

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euphrasy (ˈjuːfrəsɪ)
 
n , pl -sies
another name for eyebright
 
[C15 eufrasie: from Medieval Latin eufrasia, from Greek euphrasia gladness, from euphrainein to make glad, from eu- + phrēn mind]

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