From Latin vomitōrium, early 17th c.
vomitory (plural vomitories)
- The entrance into a theater or other large public venue, where masses of people are disgorged into the stands; a vomitorium
- Synonyms: vomitorium
1909, E.M. Forster, “II”, in The Machine Stops:
- This city, as you know, is built deep beneath the surface of the earth, with only the vomitories protruding.
- (pharmacology) A substance that induces vomiting; an emetic
- Synonyms: emetic, vomitive
vomitory (comparative more vomitory, superlative most vomitory)
- (medicine) Inducing vomiting; emetic