Definition of lachrymous in English:

lachrymous

(also lacrymous, lacrimous)

adjective

  • Characterized by weeping; tending to provoke tears.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From (i) Middle French lacrimeus characterized by weeping, that sheds tears.

Pronunciation

lachrymous

/ˈlakrɪməs/