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Euphrasy

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Eúphrasy. n.s. [euphrasia, Latin.] The herb eyebright; a plant supposed to clear the sight.

            Then purg'd with euphrasy, and rue,
The visual nerve; for he had much to see;
And from the well of life three drops instill'd.
Milt. P. Lost.

Sources: Milton, John (449)

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