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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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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