Lachryma Christi

Lachryma Christi

[lak-ruh-muh kris-tee]
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:
1605–15; < Latin lachryma Christī literally, tear of Christ

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lachryma Christi (ˈlækrəmə ˈkrɪstɪ)
 
n
a red or white wine from the bay of Naples in S Italy
 
[C17: from Latin: Christ's tear]

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