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lacrimator, lachrymator or lacrymator (ˈlækrɪˌmeɪtə)
See tear gas a substance causing an increase in the flow of tears
lachrymator, lachrymator or lacrymator
lacrymator, lachrymator or lacrymator

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lacrimator lac·ri·ma·tor (lāk'rə-mā'tər)
Variant of lachrymator.

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Example sentences
Exposure to vapor produces inflammation of mucous membranes and it is a potent lacrimator.
CN is a powerful lacrimator and respiratory irritant.
He pointed out that phosgene acted chiefly as a respiratory irritant but was also a lacrimator.
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