collyrium

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noun col·lyr·i·um \kə-ˈlir-ē-əm\

Definition of collyrium

plural

-ia

\-ē-ə\ or

collyriums

  1. :  eyewash 1

Origin and Etymology 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


Medical Dictionary

collyrium

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noun col·lyr·i·um \kə-ˈlir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of collyrium

plural

collyria

\-ē-ə\play or

collyriums

  1. :  an eye lotion :  eyewash


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