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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to belch forth, as gas from the stomach.
  2. to emit or issue violently, as matter from a volcano.
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Origin of eruct

1660–70; < Latin ērūctāre to vomit, discharge violently, frequentative of ērūgere
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Related Words for eruct

vent, repeat, eject, expel, disgorge, spew, hurl, explode, burp, belch, discharge, gush, hiccup, eructate

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Historical Examples of eruct

  • "Eruct, I shall say henceforth, and I swear not to forget it," said Sancho.

    The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete

    Miguel de Cervantes

  • Take care, Sancho, not to chew on both sides, and not to eruct in anybody's presence.

British Dictionary definitions for eruct



  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)
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Derived Formseructation (ɪˌrʌkˈteɪʃən, ˌiːrʌk-), nouneructative (ɪˈrʌktətɪv), adjective

Word Origin for eruct

C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch
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