lachrymal

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adjective lach·ry·mal \ ˈla-krə-məl \
variants: or lacrimal

Definition of lachrymal

1 usually lacrimal :of, relating to, or being glands that produce tears
2 :of, relating to, or marked by tears

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Origin and Etymology of lachrymal

Middle English lacrimale, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French lacrymal, from Medieval Latin lacrimalis, from Latin lacrima tear, from Old Latin dacrima, probably from Greek dakry — more at 3tear


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