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vomito

[ vom-i-toh, voh-mi- ]
/ ˈvɒm ɪˌtoʊ, ˈvoʊ mɪ- /
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noun Pathology.
the black vomit of yellow fever.
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Also called vom·i·to ne·gro [vom-i-toh nee-groh, ney-, voh-mi-]. /ˈvɒm ɪˌtoʊ ˈni groʊ, ˈneɪ-, ˈvoʊ mɪ-/.

Origin of vomito

1825–35; <Spanish vómito<Latin vomitus (see vomitus)
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