vomitory

noun
vom·​i·​to·​ry | \ ˈvä-mə-ˌtȯr-ē \
plural vomitories

Definition of vomitory

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

First Known Use of vomitory

1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vomitory

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

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vomitory

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

Medical Definition of vomitory

: emetic

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