Vom"i*to*ry (?), a. [L. vomitorious.]

Causing vomiting; emetic; vomitive.

 

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Vom"i*to*ry, n.; pl. Vomitories ().

1.

An emetic; a vomit.

Harvey.

2. [L. vomitorium.] Arch.

A principal door of a large ancient building, as of an amphitheater.

Sixty-four vomitories . . . poured forth the immense multitude.
Gibbon.

 

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