eucharis

noun eu·cha·ris \ˈyük(ə)rə̇s\

Definition of eucharis

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of South American scapose herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) having white umbellate flowers — see amazon lily

  2. 2 or eucharis lily plural -es :  any plant of the genus Eucharis

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Origin and Etymology of eucharis

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


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