Ichor Definition

īkôr, īkər
The ethereal fluid flowing instead of blood in the veins of the gods.
Webster's New World
A thin, acrid, watery discharge from a wound or sore.
Webster's New World
Yellow bile.

Origin of Ichor

  • Middle English icor from Late Latin īchōr from Greek īkhōr

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

  • Mid-17th century, from Ancient Greek ἰχώρ (ikhōr).

    From Wiktionary

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