Definitions for ichorˈaɪ kɔr, ˈaɪ kər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
i•chorˈaɪ kɔr, ˈaɪ kər(n.)
the ethereal fluid flowing in the veins of the ancient Greek gods.
the watery ooze of a wound.
Origin of ichor:
1630–40; < LL īchōr < Gk īchṓr
i•chor•ousˈaɪ kər əs(adj.)
(Greek mythology) the rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods
pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festering(noun)
a fluid product of inflammation
the liquid that in Greek Mythology was said to flow in place of blood in the veins of the gods
any bloodlike fluid
a watery, fetid discharge from a sore
Origin: Mid-17th century, from ἰχώρ.
an ethereal fluid that supplied the place of blood in the veins of the gods
a thin, acrid, watery discharge from an ulcer, wound, etc
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an ethereal fluid presumed to supply the place of blood in the veins of the Greek gods.