Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Amaryllidaceae — several bulbous plants from Central and South America.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek εὔχαρις (eukharis, "gracious"), from εὖ (eu, "well, good") + χάρις (kharis, "grace").

Examples

  • The reason of this great power of resistance to heat is probably found in the fact that the Eucharis is a tropical plant, and is grown, in this country, in hot-houses where a comparatively high temperature is maintained.

    Response in the Living and Non-Living

  • Richmond, where there was crying too, but it was Eucharis cried because fair Calypso wanted to tear her eyes out; and where not only Telemachus (as was natural to his age), but Mentor likewise, quaffed the wine-cup too freely.

    The Newcomes

  • But on the next day, after ten thousand men in clubs and coteries had talked the news over; after the evening had repeated and improved the delightful theme of our “morning contemporaries;” after Calypso and Eucharis driving together in the Park, and reconciled now, had kissed their hands to Lord

    The Newcomes

  • The mother, Eucharis, and the father, Pius, erected the gravestone to her.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • And her father was named Cyrus, and her mother Eucharis.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • Le Teleinaque was the only specimen of light literature which ever came into my hands, and that was in an edition which did not contain the Eucharis episode, so that it was not until later that I became acquainted with the few delightful pages which record it.

    Recollections of My Youth

  • In the case of Scotch kale, for instance, response disappears after ten minutes of water temperature of about 55° C., but with Eucharis fairly marked response can still be obtained after such immersion and does not disappear till it has been subjected for ten minutes to hot water, at a temperature of 65° C. or even higher.

    Response in the Living and Non-Living

  • The second record (fig.  40) shows the variation of response in Eucharis lily

    Response in the Living and Non-Living

  • Eucharis lily, known to be susceptible to the effect of cold, had entirely disappeared, that of the hardier plants, Holly and Ivy, showed very little change (fig.  36).

    Response in the Living and Non-Living

  • A plant which is very easily affected by cold is a certain species of Eucharis lily.

    Response in the Living and Non-Living

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