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expectoration

[ ik-spek-tuh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ɪkˌspɛk təˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of expectorating.
matter that is expectorated.
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Origin of expectoration

First recorded in 1665–75; expectorate + -ion
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