eyebright

noun
eye·​bright | \ ˈī-ˌbrīt How to pronounce eyebright (audio) \

Definition of eyebright

: any of a genus (Euphrasia) of semiparasitic herbs of the snapdragon family with spikelike racemes

First Known Use of eyebright

1538, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyebright.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyebright. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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