- inducing vomiting; emetic.
- of or relating to vomiting.
- an emetic.
- an opening through which something is ejected or discharged.
- Also called vomitorium. an opening, as in a stadium or theater, permitting large numbers of people to enter or leave.
Origin of vomitory
1595–1605; < Latin vomitōrius, equivalent to vomi-, variant stem of vomere to vomit + -tōrius -tory1
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- Also called: vomitive (ˈvɒmɪtɪv) causing vomiting; emetic
- Also called: vomitive a vomitory agent
- rare a container for receiving vomitus
- Also called: vomitorium (ˌvɒmɪˈtɔːrɪəm) a passageway in an ancient Roman amphitheatre that connects an outside entrance to a tier of seats
- an opening through which matter is ejected
- Inducing vomiting; vomitive.
- Something that induces vomiting.
- An aperture through which matter is discharged.