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

  • n. Vomited matter.

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  • n. vomit, the product of an emesis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Vomiting; vomited matter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the matter ejected in vomiting


Latin, from past participle of vomere, to vomit; see vomit.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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