Meaning of lachrymogenic in English:

lachrymogenic

Pronunciation /ˌlakrɪmə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/

adjective

(also lacrimogenic)
  • Causing (excessive) production of tears; of or relating to the production of tears.

Origin

Early 20th century. From classical Latin lacrima tear + -o- + -genic.