(Col"ly*bist) n. [Gr. fr. a small coin.] A money changer. [Obs.]
In the face of these guilty collybists.
(Col*lyr"i*um) n.; pl. E. Collyriums L. Collyria [L., fr. Gr. .] (Med.) An application to the
eye, usually an eyewater.
(||Col`o*co"lo) n. (Zoöl.) A South American wild cat (Felis colocolo), of the size of the ocelot.
(Col"ocynth) n. [L. colocynthis, Gr. . Cf. Coloquintida.] (Med.) The light spongy pulp of
the fruit of the bitter cucumber an Asiatic plant allied to the watermelon; coloquintida. It comes in white
balls, is intensely bitter, and a powerful cathartic. Called also bitter apple, bitter cucumber, bitter gourd.
(Col`o*cyn"thin) n. [Cf. F. colocynthine.] (Chem.) The active medicinal principle of colocynth; a
bitter, yellow, crystalline substance, regarded as a glucoside.
(Co*logne") n. [Originally made in Cologne, the French name of Köln, a city in Germany.] A
perfumed liquid, composed of alcohol and certain aromatic oils, used in the toilet; called also cologne
water and eau de cologne.
(Co*logne" earth`) [From Cologne the city.] (Min.) An earth of a deep brown color, containing
more vegetable than mineral matter; an earthy variety of lignite, or brown coal.
(Col"om*bier) n. [F.] A large size of paper for drawings. See under Paper.
(Co*lom"bin) n. (Chem.) See Calumbin.
(Co*lom"bo) n. (Med.) See Calumba.
(Co"lon) n. [L. colon, colum, limb, member, the largest of the intestines, fr. Gr. and in sense of
the intestine, : cf. F. colon. Cf. Colic.]
1. (Anat.) That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum. [See Illust of
2. (Gram.) A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete
in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.
(Colo"nel) n. [F. colonel, It. colonello, prop., the chief or commander of a column, fr. colonna
column, L. columna. See Column.] (Mil.) The chief officer of a regiment; an officer ranking next above
a lieutenant colonel and next below a brigadier general.
(Colo"nel*cy) n. (Mil.) The office, rank, or commission of a colonel.
(Colo"nel*ship), n. Colonelcy. Swift.
(Col"o*ner) n. A colonist. [Obs.] Holland
(Co*lo"ni*al) a. [Cf. F. colonial.] Of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars.
(Co*lon"i*cal) a. [L. colonus husbandman.] Of or pertaining to husbandmen. [Obs.]
(Col"o*nist) n. A member or inhabitant of a colony.
(||Col`o*ni"tis) n. (Med.) See Colitis.