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col·lyr·i·um

 (kə-lîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. col·lyr·i·ums or col·lyr·i·a (-ē-ə)
A medicinal lotion applied to the eye; eyewash.

[Latin collȳrium, from Greek kollūrion, eye salve, poultice, diminutive of kollūrā, roll of bread.]
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collyrium

(kɒˈlɪərɪəm)
n, pl -lyria (-ˈlɪərɪə) or -lyriums
(Medicine) a technical name for an eyewash1
[C16: from Latin, from Greek kollurion poultice, eye salve]
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eye•wash

(ˈaɪˌwɒʃ, ˈaɪˌwɔʃ)

n.
1. Also called collyrium. a soothing solution applied locally to the eye.
2. nonsense; bunk.
[1865–70]
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collyrium

an eyewash or other liquid preparation for the eyes. See also remedies.
See also: Eyes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collyrium - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyescollyrium - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
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Translations

col·lyr·i·um

n. colirio, medicamento aplicado a los ojos.
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Her eyes were dark without collyrium like the enchantresses of the wilderness, her face was rosy like the village belles, but without any make-up.
A @ 4ml/day alternatively for four days, Moxifloxacin eye drops and Boric acid collyrium for two weeks.
"At the Eid-gah," there were thousands and thousands of people, all elated and happy, with attar on their bodies and collyrium in their eyes" (p.
* A Brahman, in order to preserve his energy and intellect, should not look at a woman who applies collyrium to her eyes, who massages her nude body or who is giving birth to her child.
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