Origin of ichor
Examples from the Web for ichor
From this moral ulcer there flows out daily and nightly an ichor as destructive as that from a cancer.Cast Adrift|T. S. Arthur
Dione then wiped the ichor from the hand of Venus, and at her touch the wound healed and the pain ceased.The Story of Troy|Michael Clarke
Then the mast elephant of the wind began to rush, showering drops of rain like drops of ichor, and rooting up trees.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
She spoke, and with her palms wiped off the ichor from her hand: the hand was healed, and the severe pains mitigated.
Winifred was not discontented with her lot—the ichor of youth and good health flowed too strongly in her veins.The Bartlett Mystery|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for ichor
Word Origin for ichor
Word Origin and History for ichor
1630s, from Greek ikhor, of unknown origin, possibly from a non-Indo-European language. The fluid that serves for blood in the veins of the gods. Related: Ichorous.