lachrymal

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lachrymal (comparative more lachrymal, superlative most lachrymal)

  1. Of or relating to tears, or the tear glands.

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Noun[edit]

lachrymal (plural lachrymals)

  1. lachrymatory (vase intended for collecting tears)
  2. (humorous, in the plural) lachrymal feelings or organs
    • (Can we date this quote?) The Lutheran:
      People go to the theaters to have [] their risibles and lachrymals set agoing.