Definitions for lachrymatoryˈlæk rə məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lacrimatory, lachrymatory(adj)

    relating to or prompting tears


  1. lachrymatory(Noun)

    A vase intended to hold tears, formerly used by archaeologists to designate certain urns found in Roman burials.

  2. lachrymatory(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or causing tears.

  3. Origin: From Latin type *lacrimatorius, from lacrimare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lachrymatory(noun)

    a "tear-bottle;" a narrow-necked vessel found in sepulchers of the ancient Romans; -- so called from a former notion that the tears of the deceased person's friends were collected in it. Called also lachrymal or lacrymal

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. lacrymatoire.]

Translations for lachrymatory

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  • слезни́ца, слезницаRussian

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