Lachryma Christi

Lachryma Christi
/lak"reuh meuh kris"tee/
1. a table wine produced from grapes grown near Vesuvius, in Italy.
2. a medium dry, sparkling wine produced in the Piedmont region of Italy.
[1605-15; < L lachryma Christi lit., tear of Christ]

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  • Lachryma Christi — noun an Italian white wine from grapes grown on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius …   Wiktionary

  • LACHRYMA CHRISTI —    a sweet wine of a red or amber colour, produced from grapes grown on Mount Vesuvius …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • lachryma Christi — /lækrəmə ˈkrɪsti/ (say lakruhmuh kristee) noun a still wine, sweet or dry, and either red, white, or rosé, made from grapes grown in the region of Mount Vesuvius, Italy. {Latin: tear of Christ} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • lachryma christi — n. any of various wines from the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius. Etymology: L, = Christ s tear …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lacryma Christi — Lacryma Christi, (also Lachryma Christi, literally tear of Christ ), is the name of a celebrated Neapolitan type of wine produced on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius in Campania, Italy.The name Lacryma Christi comes from an old legend that Christ,… …   Wikipedia

  • lacrima christi — Usage: usually capitalized L&C variant of lachryma christi * * * /lak reuh meuh kris tee/. See Lachryma Christi …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Le vésuve — Vésuve Vésuve La baie de Naples et le Vésuve Géographie Altitude 1 281 m[1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vesuve — Vésuve Vésuve La baie de Naples et le Vésuve Géographie Altitude 1 281 m[1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vésuve — Vue de la baie de Naples et du Vésuve. Géographie Altitude 1 281 m[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

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