Definition of eyebright in English:

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eyebright

Pronunciation: /ˈībrīt/

noun

A small plant of the figwort family with little snapdragonlike flowers. Found in dry fields and along roadsides, it was formerly used as a remedy for eye problems.
Example sentences
  • If you suffer from hay fever, the herb eyebright is a ‘phenomenal ‘solution, Winston says.’
  • The herb eyebright is a good solution; its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties will soothe your tired eyes.
  • For runny eyes and to dry the sinuses, eyebright (euphrasia officinalis) is used.

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Syllabification: eye·bright

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