(Col"ly*bist) n. [Gr. fr. a small coin.] A money changer. [Obs.]

In the face of these guilty collybists.
Bp. Hall.

(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(Co*logne") n. [Originally made in Cologne, the French name of Köln, a city in Germany.]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.

Cologne earth
(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 Digestion.]

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.

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