eructed; eructing; eructs
: belch

Examples of eruct in a Sentence

he suddenly snapped and began eructing his repressed anger

Word History

Etymology

Latin eructare, frequentative of erugere to belch, disgorge; akin to Old English rocettan to belch, Greek ereugesthai

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eruct was in 1596

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Cite this Entry

“Eruct.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eruct. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

eruct

verb
: belch
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