lachrymal

lachrymal

[lak-ruh-muhl]

Origin:
1535–45; < Medieval Latin lachrymālis, equivalent to Latin lachrym(a) (Hellenized spelling of lacrima, lacruma (OL dacrima) tear, probably ≪ Greek dákrȳma, derivative of dákry; see tear1) + -ālis -al1

postlachrymal, adjective
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lachrymal (ˈlækrɪməl)
 
adj
a variant spelling of lacrimal

lacrimal, lachrymal or lacrymal (ˈlækrɪməl)
 
adj
of or relating to tears or to the glands that secrete tears
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin lachrymālis, from Latin lacrima a tear]
 
lachrymal, lachrymal or lacrymal
 
adj
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin lachrymālis, from Latin lacrima a tear]
 
lacrymal, lachrymal or lacrymal
 
adj
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin lachrymālis, from Latin lacrima a tear]

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