Definitions for vomitoryˈvɒm ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vom•i•to•ryˈvɒm ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. (adj.)inducing vomiting; emetic.

  2. of or pertaining to vomiting.

  3. (n.)an opening through which something is ejected or discharged.

  4. an opening, as in an ancient Roman theater or stadium, permitting large numbers of people to enter or leave.

Origin of vomitory:

1595–1605; < L vomitōrius=vomi-, var. s. of vomere to vomit +-tōrius -tory1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vomitory(noun)

    an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium


  1. vomitory(Noun)

    The entrance into a theater or other large public venue, where masses of people are disgorged into the stands; a vomitorium

  2. vomitory(Noun)

    A substance that induces vomiting; an emetic

  3. vomitory(Adjective)

    Inducing vomiting; emetic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vomitory(adj)

    causing vomiting; emetic; vomitive

  2. Vomitory(noun)

    an emetic; a vomit

  3. Vomitory(noun)

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


  1. Vomitory

    Vomitory is a Swedish death metal band formed in 1989 by guitarist Urban Gustafsson and bassist Ronnie Olson. The band has released a total of eight albums, and are currently signed to Metal Blade Records. In February 2013, the band announced that they will be disbanding by the end of 2013.


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