Lachrymatory

Lach'ry·ma·to·ry noun ; plural - ries . [ Confer French lacrymatoire .] (Antiq.) A 'tear-bottle;' a narrow-necked vessel found in sepulchers of the ancient Romans; -- so called from a former notion that the tears of the deceased person's friends were collected in it. Calle...
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lachrymatory

Origin: Cf. F. Lacrymatoire. ... A 'tear-bottle;' a narrow-necked vessel found in sepulchers of the ancient Romans; so called from a former notion that the tears of the deceased person's friends were collected in it. ... Synonym: lachrymal or lacrymal. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Lachrymatory

• (n.) A `tear-bottle;` a narrow-necked vessel found in sepulchers of the ancient Romans; -- so called from a former notion that the tears of the deceased person`s friends were collected in it. Called also lachrymal or lacrymal.
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lachrymatory

lachrymatory 1. A 'tear-bottle;' a narrow-necked vessel found in sepulchers of the ancient Romans; so called from a former notion that the tears of the deceased person's friends were collected in it. 2. Pertaining to, or causing the shedding of tears. A lachrymatory agent or lachrymator is a chemical compound that irritates the eyes to cause tears...
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Lachrymatory

A lachrymatory or tear bottle is a small, narrow-necked vessel or phial found in ancient tombs. They were formerly thought to hold the tears of mourners - whence the name - another theory is that they were perfume bottles.
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lachrymatory

narrow-necked bottle or vase
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