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euphrasy

[yoo-fruh-see] /ˈyu frə si/
noun, plural euphrasies. Botany
1.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
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/
noun (pl) -sies
1.
another name for eyebright
Word Origin
C15 eufrasie: from Medieval Latin eufrasia, from Greek euphrasia gladness, from euphrainein to make glad, from eu- + phrēn mind
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