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eye·bright

 (ī′brīt′)
n.
Any of various hemiparasitic plants of the genus Euphrasia, having tubular whitish to purplish flowers with two lobed lips and formerly used to treat eye disorders.

eyebright

(ˈaɪˌbraɪt)
n
(Plants) any scrophulariaceous annual plant of the genus Euphrasia, esp E. nemorosa, having small white-and-purple two-lipped flowers: formerly used in the treatment of eye disorders. Also called: euphrasy

eye•bright

(ˈaɪˌbraɪt)

n.
any plant of the genus Euphrasia, of the figwort family, as E. officinalis of Europe, formerly used for treating eye disorders.
[1525–35]
Translations

eyebright

n (bot) eufrasia