Euphorbia Cyparissias
Welcome Wel"come, a. [OE. welcome, welcume, wilcume, AS. wilcuma a welcome guest, from wil-, as a prefix, akin to willa will + cuma a comer, fr. cuman to come; hence, properly, one who comes so as to please another's will; cf. Icel. velkominn welcome, G. willkommen. See {Will}, n., and Come.] [1913 Webster] 1. Received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor. [1913 Webster]

When the glad soul is made Heaven's welcome guest. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. Producing gladness; grateful; as, a welcome present; welcome news. ``O, welcome hour!'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to the use of my library. [1913 Webster]

Note: Welcome is used elliptically for you are welcome. ``Welcome, great monarch, to your own.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Welcome-to-our-house} (Bot.), a kind of spurge ({Euphorbia Cyparissias}). --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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