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 [kŏ-lir´e-um] (pl. colly´ria) (L.)
a lotion for the eyes; an eye wash.
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Collyria (popular solid ointment preparations with attached stamps, indicating the content and origin) were often centrally prepared and then circulated by circuitores (travelling doctors).
It is no accident that Maecenas arrives while our hero is anointing his eyes (oculis ego nigra meis collyria lippus / illinere, interea Maecenas advenit, 1.5.3031).
Grand-dam won Irish St Leger, out of halfsister to Collyria and Varinia.