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From French émétique, from Vulgar Latin *emeticus, from Ancient Greek ἐμετικός(emetikós), from ἔμετος(émetos, vomit)

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emetic ‎(comparative more emetic, superlative most emetic)

  1. (pharmacology) causing nausea and vomiting
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emetic ‎(plural emetics)

  1. (pharmacology) an agent that induces vomiting

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