from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The last but one of the stanzas or triplets (so called from its first word, the line being “Lacrymosa dies illa”) of the medieval hymn “Dies Iræ,” forming a part of the Roman Catholic requiem mass.
- n. A musical setting of this stanza.
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The use of the Onion to promote artificial crying is of very old date, Columella speaking of "lacrymosa cæpe," and Pliny of "cæpis odor lacrymosus."
Silpha lacrymosa, Schreibers Linnean Transactions 6 page 194 tab.
Juxta crucem lacrymosa, Stood, her watch in sorrow keeping
Laura on Jan 1, 2009 woow that was freaky asif your born old lewis on Feb 9, 2009 please someone. what is the name of the song playing? beth on Mar 1, 2009 music title is lacrymosa, sung by Libera jake on May 9, 2009
i also remember singing lacrymosa with concert choir and i totally couldnt sing it.