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vomitus (plural vomita)

  1. (medicine) vomit, the product of an emesis.
    • 1905, California State Board of Health, Monthly Bulletin (page 70)
      Every observant mother has learned the importance of noting the character of her baby's vomitus, the color of its stools, the evidence of inflation of its stomach, etc.



Perfect passive participle of vomō (vomit forth).



vomitus m (feminine vomita, neuter vomitum); first/second declension

  1. vomited up or forth, discharged, emitted, having been vomited up


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative vomitus vomita vomitum vomitī vomitae vomita
genitive vomitī vomitae vomitī vomitōrum vomitārum vomitōrum
dative vomitō vomitō vomitīs
accusative vomitum vomitam vomitum vomitōs vomitās vomita
ablative vomitō vomitā vomitō vomitīs
vocative vomite vomita vomitum vomitī vomitae vomita


vomitus m (genitive vomitūs); fourth declension

  1. The act of throwing up or vomiting.
  2. That which is thrown up by vomiting; sick, vomit.


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vomitus vomitūs
genitive vomitūs vomituum
dative vomituī vomitibus
accusative vomitum vomitūs
ablative vomitū vomitibus
vocative vomitus vomitūs



  • vomitus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vomitus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vomitus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vomitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette