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Origin of eruct

1660–70; < Latin ērūctāre to vomit, discharge violently, frequentative of ērūgere Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. to raise (gas and often a small quantity of acid) from the stomach; belch
  2. (of a volcano) to pour out (fumes or volcanic matter)
Derived Formseructation (ɪˌrʌkˈteɪʃən, ˌiːrʌk-), nouneructative (ɪˈrʌktətɪv), adjective

Word Origin for eruct

C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch
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