vomito

[ vom-i-toh, voh-mi- ]
/ ˈvɒm ɪˌtoʊ, ˈvoʊ mɪ- /

noun Pathology.

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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Examples from the Web for vomito

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

    Mexico|Susan Hale