Definition of euphrasia in English:

euphrasia

noun

  • 1A plant of the genus "Euphrasia" in the figwort family, especially eyebright.

    • ‘The drops contain the extracts of ingredients such as aphis, or ground honey bees, and plants such as euphrasia and sabadilla.’
    1. 1.1A preparation of eyebright used in herbal medicine and homeopathy, especially for treating eye problems.

Origin

Early 18th century: via medieval Latin from Greek, literally cheerfulness.

Pronunciation:

euphrasia

/yo͞oˈfrāZHə/