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eruct

[ih-ruhkt] /ɪˈrʌkt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to belch forth, as gas from the stomach.
2.
to emit or issue violently, as matter from a volcano.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin ērūctāre to vomit, discharge violently, frequentative of ērūgere
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eruct

/ɪˈrʌkt/
verb
1.
to raise (gas and often a small quantity of acid) from the stomach; belch
2.
(of a volcano) to pour out (fumes or volcanic matter)
Derived Forms
eructation (ɪˌrʌkˈteɪʃən; ˌiːrʌk-) noun
eructative (ɪˈrʌktətɪv) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch
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