Lacrimatory



[lak-ruh-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈlæk rə məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

adjective, noun, plural lacrimatories.
1.
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[lak-ruh-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈlæk rə məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or causing the shedding of tears.
noun, plural lachrymatories.
2.
Also called lachrymal. a small, narrow-necked vase found in ancient Roman tombs, formerly thought to have been used to catch and keep the tears of bereaved friends.
/ˈlækrɪmətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
of, causing, or producing tears
/ˈlækrɪmətərɪ; -trɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a small vessel found in ancient tombs, formerly thought to hold the tears of mourners
adjective
2.
a variant spelling of lacrimatory

lacrimatory lac·ri·ma·to·ry or lach·ry·ma·to·ry (lāk’rə-mə-tôr’ē)
adj.
Causing the secretion of tears.

lachrymatory lach·ry·ma·to·ry (lāk’rə-mə-tôr’ē)
adj.
Variant of lacrimatory.

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