eucharis

noun
eu·​cha·​ris | \ ˈyük(ə)rə̇s \

Definition of eucharis

1 capitalized : a small genus of South American scapose herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) having white umbellate flowers — see amazon lily
2 or eucharis lily plural -es : any plant of the genus Eucharis

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History and Etymology for eucharis

New Latin, from Late Latin, gracious, charming, from Greek, from eu- + charis grace; akin to Greek chairein to rejoice

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“Eucharis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eucharis. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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