Origin of ichorClassical Greek ich?rGr. Myth. the ethereal fluid flowing instead of blood in the veins of the gods
Origin of ichorModL < Gr a thin, acrid, watery discharge from a wound or sore
- Greek Mythology The rarefied fluid said to run in the veins of the gods.
- A watery, acrid discharge from a wound or ulcer.
Origin of ichorMiddle English icor from Late Latin īchōr from Greek īkhōr
Mid-17th century, from Ancient Greek ἰχώρ (ikhōr).