Definitions for lachrymatoryˈlæk rə məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
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relating to or prompting tears
A vase intended to hold tears, formerly used by archaeologists to designate certain urns found in Roman burials.
Pertaining to or causing tears.
Origin: From Latin type *lacrimatorius, from lacrimare.
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
Origin: [Cf. F. lacrymatoire.]
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- слезни́ца, слезницаRussian
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