Euphony

Eu"pho*ny

(?), n.;
pl. Euphonies (#).
[L. euphonia, Gr. , fr. sweet-voiced; e'y^ well + sound, voice; akin to to speak: cf. F. euphonie.] A pleasing or sweet sound; an easy, smooth enunciation of sounds; a pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear.
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Eu*phor"bi*a

(?), n. [NL., fr. L. euphorbea. See Euphorrium.] (Bot.) Spurge, or bastard spurge, a genus of plants of many species, mostly shrubby, herbaceous succulents, affording an acrid, milky juice. Some of them are armed with thorns. Most of them yield powerful emetic and cathartic products.

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Eu*phor`bi*a"ceous

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Eu*phor"bi*al

(?), } a. (Bot.) Of, relating to, or resembling, the Euphorbia family.

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Eu*phor"bin

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Eu*phor"bine

} (?), n. (Med.) A principle, or mixture of principles, derived from various species of Euphorbia.
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