What does ichorous mean?

Definitions for ichorous
ˈaɪ kər əsichorous

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ichorous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ichorous, saniousadjective

    of or resembling or characterized by ichor or sanies

    "an ichorous discharge"; "the sanious discharge from an ulcer"


  1. ichorousadjective

    Resembling or relating to ichor.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ichorousadjective

    Sanious; thin; undigested.

    Etymology: from ichor.

    The lung-growth is imputed to a superficial sanious or ichorous exulceration. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.

    The pus from an ulcer of the liver, growing thin and ichorous, corrodes the vessels. John Arbuthnot, on Diet.


  1. ichorous

    Ichorous refers to a substance that is watery and foul-smelling, resembling ichor, which in Greek mythology is the fluid that flows like blood in the veins of the gods. In a more modern, medical context, it could describe the discharge from a wound or ulcer that has become infected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ichorousadjective

    of or like ichor; thin; watery; serous; sanious

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. ichoreux.]

How to pronounce ichorous?

How to say ichorous in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ichorous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ichorous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Translations for ichorous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ichorous »


Find a translation for the ichorous definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"ichorous." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 13 Jul 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/ichorous>.

Discuss these ichorous definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for ichorous? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    A butch
    B tacky
    C aculeate
    D proprietary

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for ichorous: