from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Inducing vomiting; vomitive.
- n. Something that induces vomiting.
- n. An aperture through which matter is discharged.
- n. One of the tunnellike passages of an amphitheater or stadium between the seats and the outside wall or passageway.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The entrance into a theater or other large public venue, where masses of people are disgorged into the stands; a vomitorium
- n. A substance that induces vomiting; an emetic
- adj. Inducing vomiting; emetic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Causing vomiting; emetic; vomitive.
- n. An emetic; a vomit.
- n. A principal door of a large ancient building, as of an amphitheater.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Procuring vomiting; causing ejection from the stomach; emetic; vomitive.
- n. An emetic.
- n. In architecture, an opening or passage, usually one of a regularly disposed series, in an ancient Roman theater or amphitheater, which gave direct ingress or egress to the people in some part of the auditorium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
From Latin vomitorium (Wiktionary)