Meaning of lachrymatory
Pronunciation: (lak'ru-mu-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ries.
- of, pertaining to, or causing the shedding of tears.
- a small, narrow-necked vase found in ancient Roman tombs, formerly thought to have been used to catch and keep the tears of bereaved friends.
- lachrymatory (Thesaurus)