vomitorium

[ vom-i-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr- ]
/ ˌvɒm ɪˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr- /

noun, plural vom·i·to·ri·a [vom-i-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-]. /ˌvɒm ɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.

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Origin of vomitorium

First recorded in 1745–55, vomitorium is from the Late Latin word vomitōrium
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