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κολλύριον, 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). Many instructions for the composition of these medicaments may be found in Marcell. Empir. 8.

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    • Horace, Satires, 1.5
    • A. Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina, 5.28
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