Black vomit
Vomit Vom"it, n. [L. vomitus, from vomere, vomitum, to vomit; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. vam, Lith. vemiti. Cf. {Emetic}, {Vomito}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth. [1913 Webster]

Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) That which excites vomiting; an emetic. [1913 Webster]

He gives your Hollander a vomit. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Black vomit}. (Med.) See in the Vocabulary.

{Vomit nut}, nux vomica. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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