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vomit (n.)

14世纪晚期, “通过口腔排出胃内容物的行为”, 来自英法 vomit, 古法语 vomite, 来自拉丁语 vomitus, 来自 vomitare “经常呕吐”, 频繁出现 vomere “呕吐, 喷出, 排出”, 来自PIE根 *weme- “吐, 呕吐” (也是希腊语 emein “呕吐”, emetikos “引发疾病” 的来源. “ 梵文 vamati” 他呕吐; “阿维斯坦文 vam-” 吐出; “立陶宛文 vemti” 吐出, “古北欧文 væma” 晕船“).) 关于如此吐出的物质, 从14世纪末就有证明.

vomit (v.)

15世纪初, 来自拉丁文 vomitus, vomitare 的过去分词(见 vomit (n.) ). 相关: Vomited; vomiting.

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Definitions of vomit from WordNet
1
vomit (n.)
the matter ejected in vomiting;
Synonyms: vomitus / puke / barf
vomit (n.)
a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting;
Synonyms: emetic / vomitive / nauseant
vomit (n.)
the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
Synonyms: vomiting / emesis / regurgitation / disgorgement / puking
2
vomit (v.)
eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
After drinking too much, the students vomited
Synonyms: vomit up / purge / cast / sick / cat / be sick / disgorge / regorge / retch / puke / barf / spew / spue / chuck / upchuck / honk / regurgitate / throw up
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