, diminutive of κολλύρα
, “a roll”).
In medical language, a tent, pessary, or suppository, made of medicinal substances and
inserted into the orifices of the body, such as the nostrils or the anus, or into an ulcer
(Cels. v. 28
A liquid eye-salve (Hor. Sat. i. 5, 30
instructions for the composition of these medicaments may be found in Marcell. Empir. 8.