American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The rarefied fluid said to run in the veins of the gods.
- n. Pathology A watery, acrid discharge from a wound or ulcer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek and Roman mythology, an ethereal fluid believed to supply the place of blood in the veins of the gods.
- n. A thin, watery humor, like serum or whey; a thin, watery, acrid discharge from an ulcer, a wound, etc.
- n. the liquid that in Greek mythology was said to flow in place of blood in the veins of the gods
- n. poetic any bloodlike fluid
- n. a watery, fetid discharge from a sore
- n. yellow bile
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Class. Myth.) An ethereal fluid that supplied the place of blood in the veins of the gods.
- n. A thin, acrid, watery discharge from an ulcer, wound, etc.
- n. a fluid product of inflammation
- n. (Greek mythology) the rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods
- Mid-17th century, from Ancient Greek ἰχώρ. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English icor, from Late Latin īchōr, from Greek īkhōr. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Yellow or livid vesicles appear, producing a corrosive ichor, which is sometimes attended with a degree of fever.”
“In his hands, he wielded an iron poker like a baseball bat; a viscous, black liquid-Timmy had never heard the term "ichor" before-now coated the metal shaft.”
“Caithe cartwheeled away, careful not to let the ichor touch her.”
“He reached beneath his tattered greatcoat and drew forth a cutlass that dripped with black ichor.”
“Black ichor, zombie nastiness, flowed out from the wounds.”
“A small demon trilled its freedom to the universe as the fly-sized being rose from the mirror, but I caught it in my fist and crushed it until it popped, a tiny jelly-bean of ichor.”
“Carry it over moors and spire of thunderbird red, across plains of aged ichor and yellowing suns.”
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