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Meaning of ICHOR

Pronunciation:  'Ikor

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fluid product of inflammation
  2. [n]  (Greek mythology) the rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods

ICHOR is a 5 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: festering, purulence, pus, sanies, suppuration
 See Also: bodily fluid, body fluid, fluid, gleet, humor, humour, liquid body substance



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I"chor\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?: cf. F. ichor.]
1. (Class. Myth.) An ethereal fluid that supplied the place
   of blood in the veins of the gods.

2. A thin, acrid, watery discharge from an ulcer, wound, etc.

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