[ vom-i-toh, voh-mi- ]

  1. the black vomit of yellow fever.

Origin of vomito

1825–35; <Spanish vómito<Latin vomitus (see vomitus)
  • Also called vom·i·to ne·gro [vom-i-toh nee-groh, ney-, voh-mi-]. /ˈvɒm ɪˌtoʊ ˈni groʊ, ˈneɪ-, ˈvoʊ mɪ-/.

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How to use vomito in a sentence

  • vomito lurks in the streets of Vera Cruz to seize upon strangers and hurry them off to a wretched grave.

    Mexico | Susan Hale
  • What rank had I when you saw me through my deadly duel with El vomito?

    The Red City | S. Weir Mitchell