Lachryma Christi

Lach·​ry·​ma Chris·​ti
variants: or Lacrima Christi \ ¦lakrəməˈkri(ˌ)stē , -​ˌstī \
plural Lachrymae Christi or Lacrimae Christi\ -​(ˌ)mēˈkri(ˌ)stē , -​ˌstī ; -​ˌmīˈkri(ˌ)stē \

Definition of Lachryma Christi

: a still Italian wine produced from grapes grown near Vesuvius that is white, red, or rosé and sweet or dry

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History and Etymology for Lachryma Christi

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

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“Lachryma Christi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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