Definitions for vomitoryˈvɒm ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vom•i•to•ryˈvɒm ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ries.
(adj.)inducing vomiting; emetic.
of or pertaining to vomiting.
(n.)an opening through which something is ejected or discharged.
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
an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
The entrance into a theater or other large public venue, where masses of people are disgorged into the stands; a vomitorium
A substance that induces vomiting; an emetic
Inducing vomiting; emetic
causing vomiting; emetic; vomitive
an emetic; a vomit
a principal door of a large ancient building, as of an amphitheater