from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Euphrasia, having small, opposite, toothed leaves and white and purplish flowers grouped in spikes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of the flowering plants of the genus Euphrasia, some of which are used to treat eye infections
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small annual plant (Euphrasia officinalis), formerly much used as a remedy for diseases of the eye.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of the plant Euphrasia officinalis. Also called eyewort.
- n. Several plants which are either reputed remedies for diseases of the eye, or, more frequently, have bright flowers, usually with a central spot suggesting the pupil of the eye: Any plant of the genus Euphrasia.
- n. The sundew, Drosera rotundifolia.
- n. The Indian-pipe, Monotropa uniflora.
- n. The pimpernel or poor-man's weather-glass, Anagallis arvensis.
- n. The germander speedwell, Veronica Chamædrys: also called angel's-eye, bird's-eye, and god's-eye.
- n. The bluet or innocence, Houstonia cærulea.
- n. The officinal lobelia or emetic-weed, Rapuntium inflatum.
eye + bright (Wiktionary)