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expectorate


expectorate

verb ex·pec·to·rate \-tə-ˌrāt\
ex·pec·to·rat·edex·pec·to·rat·ing

Definition of EXPECTORATE

transitive verb
1
:  to eject from the throat or lungs by coughing or hawking and spitting
2
:  spit
intransitive verb
1
:  to discharge matter from the throat or lungs by coughing or hawking and spitting
2
:  spit
March 03, 2015
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