• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tearpit (Anat) A cavity or pouch beneath the lower eyelid of most deer and antelope; the lachrymal sinus; larmier. It is capable of being opened at pleasure and secretes a waxy substance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tearpit The so-called lacrymal or suborbital sinus of some animals, as deer; the larmier.
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