lacrimator


lac·ri·ma·tor

noun \ˈla-krə-ˌmā-tər\

Definition of LACRIMATOR

:  a tear-producing substance (as tear gas)

Variants of LACRIMATOR

lac·ri·ma·tor or lach·ry·ma·tor \ˈla-krə-ˌmā-tər\

Origin of LACRIMATOR

Latin lacrimare to weep, from lacrima tear — more at lachrymal
First Known Use: 1918

Rhymes with LACRIMATOR

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lac·ri·ma·tor

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LACRIMATOR

: a tear-producing substance (as tear gas)

Variants of LACRIMATOR

lac·ri·ma·tor also lach·ry·ma·tor \ˈlak-rə-ˌmāt-ər\

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