Lachryma Christi

noun Lach·ry·ma Chris·ti \¦lakrəməˈkri(ˌ)stē, -ˌstī\
variants: or

Lacrima Christi

\¦lakrəməˈkri(ˌ)stē, -ˌstī\

Definition of Lachryma Christi

plural

Lachrymae Christi

or

Lacrimae Christi

\-(ˌ)mēˈkri(ˌ)stē, -ˌstī; -ˌmīˈkri(ˌ)stē\
  1. :  a still Italian wine produced from grapes grown near Vesuvius that is white, red, or rosé and sweet or dry

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Origin and Etymology of lachryma christi

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


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