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vomito

[vom-i-toh, voh-mi-] /ˈvɒm ɪˌtoʊ, ˈvoʊ mɪ-/
noun, Pathology.
1.
the black vomit of yellow fever.
Also called vomito negro
[vom-i-toh nee-groh, ney-, voh-mi-] /ˈvɒm ɪˌtoʊ ˈni groʊ, ˈneɪ-, ˈvoʊ mɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of vomito
1825-1835
1825-35; < Spanish vómito < Latin vomitus (see vomitus)
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  • vomito lurks in the streets of Vera Cruz to seize upon strangers and hurry them off to a wretched grave.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale

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