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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cavity or pouch beneath the lower eyelid of most deer and antelope; the lachrymal sinus or larmier.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The so-called lacrymal or suborbital sinus of some animals, as deer; the larmier.

Etymologies

tear +‎ pit (Wiktionary)

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