Definitions for emeticɪˈmɛt ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant(noun)

    a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting


  1. emetic(Noun)

    an agent that induces vomiting

  2. emetic(Adjective)

    causing nausea and vomiting

  3. Origin: ἔμετος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emetic(adj)

    inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the mouth

  2. Emetic(noun)

    a medicine which causes vomiting

  3. Origin: [L. emeticus, Gr. , fr. to vomit, akin to L. vomere: cf. F. mtique. See Vomit.]

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