Definitions for ichorˈaɪ kɔr, ˈaɪ kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•chorˈaɪ kɔr, ˈaɪ kər(n.)

  1. the ethereal fluid flowing in the veins of the ancient Greek gods.

    Category: Mythology

  2. the watery ooze of a wound.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of ichor:

1630–40; < LL īchōr < Gk īchṓr

i•chor•ousˈaɪ kər əs(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ichor(noun)

    (Greek mythology) the rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods

  2. pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festering(noun)

    a fluid product of inflammation

Wiktionary

  1. ichor(Noun)

    the liquid that in Greek Mythology was said to flow in place of blood in the veins of the gods

  2. ichor(Noun)

    any bloodlike fluid

  3. ichor(Noun)

    a watery, fetid discharge from a sore

  4. ichor(Noun)

    yellow bile

  5. Origin: Mid-17th century, from ἰχώρ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ichor(noun)

    an ethereal fluid that supplied the place of blood in the veins of the gods

  2. Ichor(noun)

    a thin, acrid, watery discharge from an ulcer, wound, etc

Freebase

  1. Ichor

    In Greek mythology, Ichor is the ethereal golden fluid that is the blood of the gods and/or immortals.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ichor

    an ethereal fluid presumed to supply the place of blood in the veins of the Greek gods.

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