eructate

[ ih-ruhk-teyt ]
/ ɪˈrʌk teɪt /

verb (used with or without object), e·ruc·tat·ed, e·ruc·tat·ing.

to eruct.

Nearby words

  1. erubescence,
  2. erubescent,
  3. erucic acid,
  4. eruciform,
  5. eruct,
  6. eructation,
  7. erudite,
  8. erudition,
  9. erumpent,
  10. erupt

Origin of eructate

First recorded in 1630–40, eructate is from the Latin word ēructātus discharged, sent forth. See eruct, -ate1

Related formse·ruc·ta·tion [ih-ruhk-tey-shuh n, ee-ruhk-] /ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-/, noune·ruc·ta·tive [ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv] /ɪˈrʌk tə tɪv/, adjective

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