Collyrium Definition

kə-lîrē-əm
collyria, collyriums
noun
Any medicated preparation for the eyes; eyewash.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Collyrium

Noun

Singular:
collyrium
Plural:
collyria, collyriums

Origin of Collyrium

  • Latin collȳrium from Greek kollūrion eye salve, poultice diminutive of kollūrā roll of bread

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin collȳrium, from Ancient Greek κολλύριον (kollurion, “poultice”).

    From Wiktionary

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