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Lachryma Christi

[lak-ruh-muh kris-tee] /ˈlæk rə mə ˈkrɪs ti/
noun
1.
a table wine produced from grapes grown near Vesuvius, in Italy.
2.
a medium dry, sparkling wine produced in the Piedmont region of Italy.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin lachryma Christī literally, tear of Christ
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lachryma Christi

/ˈlækrəmə ˈkrɪstɪ/
noun
1.
a red or white wine from the bay of Naples in S Italy
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: Christ's tear
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