vomitory

noun vom·i·to·ry \ ˈvä-mə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of vomitory

plural vomitories
: an entrance piercing the banks of seats of a theater, amphitheater, or stadium

Origin and Etymology of vomitory

Late Latin vomitorium, from Latin vomere; from its disgorging the spectators


Medical Dictionary

vomitory

adjective vom·i·to·ry \ ˈväm-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

medical Definition of vomitory

: emetic

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