Euphrasia

noun
Eu·​phra·​sia | \ yüˈfrāzh(ē)ə \

Definition of Euphrasia

: a large genus of hemiparasitic herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) widely distributed outside the tropics and having flowers with the upper lip of the corolla 2-cleft and its margin recurved

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History and Etymology for Euphrasia

New Latin, from Medieval Latin eufrasia euphrasy

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“Euphrasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Euphrasia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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