Etymology mid 17th century, from Classical Greek: Î¹ÏÏÏ|Î¹ÏÏÏ
Quotations 1720: This said, she wiped from Venusâ wounded palm / The sacred ichor, and infused the balm. — Alexander Pope, The Iliad 1936: Wrap him for shroud in a petal. / Embalm him with ichor of nettle.
— Robert Frost, 'Departmental', 1936 1989: They will not live / As shades but angle forward to enjoy / The pluck of life, the pressure of their ichor. — Peter Porter, 'They Come Back More', from Possible Worlds, 1989
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