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i·chor / ˈīˌkôr/ • n. Greek Mythol. the fluid that flows like blood in the veins of the gods. ∎ poetic/lit. any bloodlike fluid: tomatoes drooled ichor from their broken skins. ∎  archaic a watery, fetid discharge from a wound. DERIVATIVES: i·chor·ous / ˈīkərəs/ adj.

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ichor in Greek mythology, the fluid which flows like blood in the veins of the gods.

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ichor blood; (Gr. myth.) ethereal fluid flowing in the veins of the gods; (med.) watery discharge. XVII. — Gr. īkhṓr.

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ichor (I-kor) n. a watery material oozing from wounds or ulcers.