Origin of collyrium
Examples from the Web for collyrium
Historical Examples of collyrium
The eyes are painted with collyrium and the feet with red dye.
Well; do not open my eyes with pincers, nor compose for them a collyrium of spurge.Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
I will pray for you; the dust of your path shall be collyrium for my eyes.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
If a letter, it is most likely C, standing perhaps for collyrium.
The two first letters of the name of the collyrium are entirely obliterated.
- a technical name for an eyewash (def. 1)
Word Origin for collyrium
- A medicinal lotion applied to the eye.
- Any preparation for the eye.