Lachryma Christi


Lach·​ry·​ma Chris·​ti
variants or Lacrima Christi
plural Lachrymae Christi or Lacrimae Christi
: a still Italian wine produced from grapes grown near Vesuvius that is white, red, or rosé and sweet or dry

Word History


Medieval Latin, Christ's tear, from Latin lacrima Christi

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“Lachryma Christi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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