Definition of lachrymal
1 usually lacrimal : of, relating to, or being glands that produce tears
2 : of, relating to, or marked by tears
Origin and Etymology of lachrymal
Middle English lacrimale, from Medieval French or Medieval Latin; Medieval French lacrymal, from Medieval Latin lacrimalis, from Latin lacrima tear, from Old Latin dacrima, probably from Greek dakry — more at tear
First Known Use: 15th century
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