lachrymatory definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. lachrymatories
any of various small vases found in ancient Roman sepulchers, formerly supposed to have been used to catch the tears of mourners
Origin: Midieval Latin lacrimatorium, neuter of lacrimatorius, of tears ; from Classical Latin lacrima, tear
of, causing, or producing tears
lachrymatory - Medical Definition
Variant of lacrimatory.