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collyrium

noun col·lyr·i·um \kə-ˈlir-ē-əm\
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ or col·lyr·i·ums

Definition of COLLYRIUM

:  eyewash 1

Origin of COLLYRIUM

Middle English collirium, from Latin collyrium, from Greek kollyrion pessary, eye salve, from diminutive of kollyra roll of bread
First Known Use: 14th century

collyrium

noun col·lyr·i·um \kə-ˈlir-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ or col·lyr·i·ums

Medical Definition of COLLYRIUM

:  an eye lotion :  eyewash

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