Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Ichnite noun [ Greek 'i`chnos track, footstep.] A fossil footprint; as, the ichnites in the Triassic sandstone. Page.

Ichnographic, Ichnographical adjective [ Confer French ichonographique .] Of or pertaining to ichonography; describing a ground plot.

Ichnography noun [ Greek ...; 'i`chnos track, footstep + ... to describe: confer French ichonographie .] (Drawing) A horizontal section of a building or other object, showing its true dimensions according to a geometric scale; a ground plan; a map; also, the art of making such plans.

Ichnolite noun [ Greek 'i`chnos track, footstep + -lite .] A fossil footprint; an ichnite.

Ichnolithology noun [ Greek 'i`chnos footstep + -lith + -logy .] Same as Ichnology . Hitchcock.

Ichnological adjective Of or pertaining to ichnology.

Ichnology noun [ Greek 'i`chnos a footstep + -logy .] (Geol.) The branch of science which treats of fossil footprints.

Ichnoscopy noun [ Greek 'i`chnos footstep + -scopy .] The search for the traces of anything. [ R.]

Ichor noun [ New Latin , from Greek ...: confer French ichor .]
1. (Class. Myth.) An ethereal fluid that supplied the place of blood in the veins of the gods.

2. A thin, acrid, watery discharge from an ulcer, wound, etc.

Ichorhæmia noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... ichor + ... blood.] (Medicine) Infection of the blood with ichorous or putrid substances.

Ichorous adjective [ Confer French ichoreux .] Of or like ichor; thin; watery; serous; sanious.

Ichthidin noun (Physiol. Chem.) A substance from the egg yolk of osseous fishes.

Ichthin noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s fish.] (Physiol. Chem.) A nitrogenous substance resembling vitellin, present in the egg yolk of cartilaginous fishes.

Ichthulin noun (Physiol. Chem.) A substance from the yolk of salmon's eggs.

Ichthus noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s .] In early Christian and eccesiastical art, an emblematic fish, or the Greek word for fish , which combined the initials of the Greek words Ihsoy^s , Christo`s , Qeoy^ Gio`s Swth`r , Jesus, Christ, Son of God, Savior.

Ichthyic adjective [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish.] (Zoology) Like, or pertaining to, fishes.

Ichthyocol, Ichthyocolla noun [ Latin ichthyocolla , Greek ...; 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... glue: confer French ichthyocolle .] Fish glue; isinglass; a glue prepared from the sounds of certain fishes.

Ichthyocoprolite noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + English coprolite .] (Geol.) Fossil dung of fishes.

Ichthyodorulite noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... a spear + - lite .] (Zoology) One of the spiny plates found on the back and tail of certain skates.

Ichthyography noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os + graphy : confer French ichthyographie .] A treatise on fishes.

Ichthyoid, Ichthyoidal adjective [ Greek ...: 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... form.] (Zoology) Somewhat like a fish; having some of the characteristics of fishes; -- said of some amphibians.

Ichthyol noun [ Greek ..., ..., a fish + (prob.) Latin ol eum oil; but confer Ichthyolite .] (Chemistry) An oily substance prepared by the dry distillation of a bituminous mineral containing fossil fishes. It is used in medicine as a remedy in some forms of skin diseases.

Ichthyolatry noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... to worship.] Worship of fishes, or of fish-shaped idols. Layard.

Ichthyolite noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + -lite .] (Paleon.) A fossil fish, or fragment of a fish.

Ichthyologic, Ichthyological adjective [ Confer French ichthyologique .] Of or pertaining to ichthyology.

Ichthyologist noun [ Confer French ichthyologiste .] One versed in, or who studies, ichthyology.

Ichthyology noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + -logy : confer French ichthyologie .] The natural history of fishes; that branch of zoölogy which relates to fishes, including their structure, classification, and habits.

Ichthyomancy noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + -mancy : confer French ichthyomancie .] Divination by the heads or the entrails of fishes.

Ichthyomorpha noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek ... fish-shaped; 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... form.] (Zoology) The Urodela.

Ichthyomorphic, Ichthyomorphous adjective [ See Ichthyomorpha .] Fish- shaped; as, the ichthyomorphic idols of ancient Assyria.

Ichthyophagist noun [ See Ichthyophagous .] One who eats, or subsists on, fish.

Ichthyophagous adjective [ Latin ichthyophagus , Greek ...; 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... to eat.] Eating, or subsisting on, fish.

Ichthyophagy noun [ Greek 'ichqyofagi`a : confer French ichthyophagie .] The practice of eating, or living upon, fish.

Ichthyophthalmite noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... eye.] See Apophyllite . [ R.]

Ichthyophthira noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... a louse.] (Zoology) A division of copepod crustaceans, including numerous species parasitic on fishes.

Ichthyopsida noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... appearance.] (Zoology) A grand division of the Vertebrata, including the Amphibia and Fishes.

Ichthyopterygia noun plural [ New Latin See Ichthyopterygium .] (Paleon.) See Ichthyosauria .

Ichthyopterygium noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... a fin.] (Anat.) The typical limb, or lateral fin, of fishes.

Ichthyornis noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... bird.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of toothed birds found in the American Cretaceous formation. It is remarkable for having biconcave vertebræ, and sharp, conical teeth set in sockets. Its wings were well developed. It is the type of the order Odontotormæ.

Ichthyosaur noun [ Confer French ichthyosaure .] (Paleon.) One of the Ichthyosaura.

Ichthyosauria noun plural [ New Latin See Ichthyosaurus .] (Paleon.) An extinct order of marine reptiles, including Ichthyosaurus and allied forms; -- called also Ichthyopterygia . They have not been found later than the Cretaceous period.

Ichthyosaurian adjective (Paleon.) Of or pertaining to the Ichthyosauria. -- noun One of the Ichthyosauria.

Ichthyosaurus noun ; plural Ichthyosauri . [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + say^ros a lizard.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of marine reptiles; - - so named from their short, biconcave vertebræ, resembling those of fishes. Several species, varying in length from ten to thirty feet, are known from the Liassic, Oölitic, and Cretaceous formations.

Ichthyosis noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s fish.] (Medicine) A disease in which the skin is thick, rough, and scaly; -- called also fishskin . -- Ich`thy*ot"ic adjective

Ichthyotomist noun One skilled in ichthyotomy.

Ichthyotomy noun [ Greek 'ichqy`s , -y`os , a fish + ... to cut.] The anatomy or dissection of fishes. [ R.]

Ichthys noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s a fish.] Same as Ichthus .

Icicle noun [ Middle English isikel , Anglo-Saxon īsgicel ; īs ice + gicel icicle; akin to Icelandic jökull ; confer Gael. eigh ice, Ir. aigh .] A pendent, and usually conical, mass of ice, formed by freezing of dripping water; as, the icicles on the eaves of a house.

Icicled adjective Having icicles attached.

Icily adverb In an icy manner; coldly.

Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null,
Dead perfection, no more.
Tennyson.