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  1. a tear or something suggesting a tear: A single teardrop rolled down her face.
  2. something shaped like a drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom, tapering to a point at the top.

Origin of teardrop

First recorded in 1790–1800; tear1 + drop
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  1. A single tear.
  2. An object shaped like a tear.
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