/ (ˈjuːkərɪs) /
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any amaryllidaceous plant of the South American genus Eucharis, cultivated for their large white fragrant flowers
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Word Origin for eucharis
C19: New Latin, from Late Latin: charming, from Greek eukharis, from eu- + kharis grace
Words nearby eucharis
eucaine, eucalyptol, eucalyptus, eucarpic, eucaryote, eucharis, Eucharist, Euchite, euchlorine, euchologion, euchology
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How to use eucharis in a sentence
She had a candle in her hand, and the beams fell full upon her soft, white dress and the Eucharis lily in her hair.Under False Pretences|Adeline Sergeant
Unconsciously her hand closed upon a delicate blossom of eucharis and crushed it.Lady Rose's Daughter|Mrs. Humphry Ward
He was as disconsolate as the young hero Minerva threw into the 208 sea to wrest him from the love of Eucharis.The Strollers|Frederic S. Isham
He fancied he had found in Virginia the dignity and wisdom of Antiope, united to the misfortunes and the tenderness of Eucharis.Paul and Virginia|Bernardin de Saint Pierre
Eucharis amazonica or grandiflora is the best-known and most generally cultivated species.