eye·​bright ˈī-ˌbrīt How to pronounce eyebright (audio)
: any of a genus (Euphrasia) of semiparasitic herbs of the snapdragon family with spikelike racemes

Word History

First Known Use

1538, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyebright was in 1538

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“Eyebright.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyebright. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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