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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Forceful attempts at vomiting without bringing up the contents of the stomach; retching.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Repeated ineffectual attempts at vomiting; retching.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An ineffectual attempt to vomit.
  • n. The vomiting of but little matter; also, that vomiting which is effected with little effort.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ineffectual attempts to vomit; retching.
  • n. The vomiting of but little matter, or vomiting with little effort.

Etymologies

vomit + (mict)urition.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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