or Lac·ri·ma Chris·ti
[ lak-ruh-muh -kris-tee ]
/ ˈlæk rə mə ˈkrɪs ti /
a table wine produced from grapes grown near Vesuvius, in Italy.
a medium dry, sparkling wine produced in the Piedmont region of Italy.
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Origin of Lachryma Christi
First recorded in 1605–15, Lachryma Christi is from Latin lachryma Christī literally, “tear of Christ”
Words nearby Lachryma Christi
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British Dictionary definitions for Lachryma Christi
/ (ˈlækrəmə ˈkrɪstɪ) /
a red or white wine from the bay of Naples in S Italy
Word Origin for lachryma Christi
C17: from Latin: Christ's tear
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